Our Staff

Magda Sanchez

I am married to Tomas Sanchez and have two sons, Tomas Nicolas (19/09/06) and Sebastian Lucas (01/06/09). Tomas and I are originally from Peru, and have been living in Sydney Australia for a number of years. I practice yoga, which helps me relax and balance my working life. Tomas plays soccer in a local competition, and both my children attend Our Lady Of Fatima Catholic School in Caringbah.


  • Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) University of New England

  • Diploma of Children’s Services (Lady Gowrie Child Centre Sydney)

  • Bachelor Early Childhood Teacher in Peru- South America (1996)·

Joanne Gates

Joane Gates is a registered Yoga Teacher (ERYT 500) with a number of years experience teaching yoga around different pre-schools in the area. She is with us fortnightly on Mondays from 9:30am to 10:00am classes bring stories to life through specially developed moves inspired by yoga. Combining fun with exercise, children go on wild adventures, trips to the jungle, surfing expeditions, and even picnics.


  • Children's Yoga

    • Teaching Yoga to Children - Magic Monkey Yoga Kid

  • Level 2 teacher training (300 hours)

Elva Olivos

Elva Olivos is my relief educator who assists me in the task of caring for children, she has completed a working with children check, Certificate III in childcare, and holds a current First Aid Certificate (including Asthma and Anaphylactic training). She is aware of the scheme policies, children's routine and programming.