It’s great to meet you!

I am Kirsten Mackintosh and this is my Swan Cove partner Tony Beaman.

We blend yoga wisdom with nutritional science and the beauty and bounty of nature to create joyful energy and bliss.

We provide classes, guidance and accommodation to explore the healing benefits of nature in beautiful Raymond Island, Victoria Australia.

This is a photo of Tony and me during our trip to India to study spirituality and yoga.



Tony and I invite visitors from around the world to our sanctuary at Swan Cove. Nestled in a magical waterfront bushland filled with jurassic trees and friendly wildlife such as kangaroos, koalas, parrots, kookaburras, echidnas, dolphins, black swans and sea horses!

Tony’s early background is in agriculture and he was instrumental in the creation of our bountiful organic garden. I am proud to use my nutritional expertise to serve our guests fresh foods from our property in addition to wonderful local fare.

Tony spent many years fishing the Gippsland Lakes and loves to share his local knowledge with our guests.


Tony and I became yoga instructors together 9 years ago and we are both dedicated in sharing these ancient technologies in a variety of yoga styles. I (Kirsten) run the popular “Chair Yoga” classes and Tony has been teaching Power Yoga and Yin Yoga methods. Due to increasing numbers, classes were moved to a larger venue at the Paynesville RSL Hall.


I (Kirsten) am passionate about all areas of Nutrition ensuring that my clients receive advice tailored to their individual needs and in harmony with the seasons.

For 28 years I worked in the area of food and nutrition, teaching home economics in schools. I have a particular interest in weight management, having run a successful weight loss centre for women in Sale, Australia for more than 7 years. My approach is heart-felt without being new-agey. It’s evidence based, without being clinical. I get to the root cause of what’s preventing you from eating well, by identifying your core limiting beliefs. You can read more about my qualifications and experience here.


Please use this Contact Form to reach out with any questions about our Accommodations, Yoga Classes, Nutritional Consultation, or to request a private consultation.

Kirsten & Tony

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