Petrea King will be joined by -
Flynn is a Yoga therapist, psychotherapist and educator. Her formal and informal training blends the disciplines of Yoga, psychotherapy, education, contemplative practice, the arts and mind/body awareness practices. Underpinning her work is nearly 30 years of practice and study in the eastern traditions, along with education and internships in Western psychotherapy and Yoga therapies both in Australia and India. Sal Flynn began practicing yoga nearly 30 years ago and her practice is rooted in the tradition of Sri Krishnamacharya. Read More About Sal Flynn.
Zara Matthews is a Yoga therapist, psychotherapist, Yoga teacher trainer, Registered mental health nurse, and group facilitator. Zara’s love of Yoga is inspired and informed by some of the world’s most respected Yoga teachers, including Donna Farhi, Richard Miller and Judith Lasater. Zara combines her deep understanding of yoga with a long professional history within the mental health arena as a psychotherapist, counsellor, mentor and registered nurse. Zara is currently undertaking a Masters of Mental Health Nursing and has completed a Graduate Diploma of Counselling and Psychotherapy, as well as, studies in sexuality and sandplay therapy. Read More About Zara Matthews.
Dr. Rama Prasad is one of Australasia’s most qualified and experienced Ayurvedic physicians and educators. Rama's enthusiasm for Ayurveda is contagious, as he believes 'the more you give, the more you gain'. Rama's clinical expertise introduces you to Ayurveda in a way that is easy to understand and implement as a tool for healing and happiness. An experienced Ayurvedic physician and teacher since 1989, Rama has a reputation as a gifted teacher and sensitive healer with a warm and compassionate nature. His dynamic presentation skills make learning a memorable and life-changing experience. More about Dr. Prasad
James Bone is a physiotherapist, Yoga teacher/therapist, educator and writer. James’ passion is in integrating eastern tradition with western science. He also has a special interest in the brain, neurophysiology and pain. James has degrees in both Human Movement and Physiotherapy. He has been registered as a full time physiotherapist for over 22 years. He has a special interest in pain management and has worked in co mmunity health for over 15 years, in the area of preventative health, chronic disease and pain management. He is also a Bowen Therapist. Read More About James Bone.
Liz Bennett is an experienced teacher of Applied Yoga Anatomy and Physiology, a practicing Physiotherapist and yoga teacher. After graduating from Simon Borg-Oliver and Bianca Machliss' 3 year apprentice training, Liz pursued her yoga studies with Michael De Manincor, in the tradition of Krishnamacharya. Liz has also trained and studied with Saraswathi Vasudevan, Lesley Kaminoff and Donna Farhi. Liz has been producing Applied Anatomy and Physiology courses for Sydney-based yoga teacher trainer courses, including YogaWorks, Qi Natural Therapies and Yoga, Life-Source Yoga and The Yoga Institute since 2006. During this time, Liz has worked with esteemed teachers, including Michael de Manincor, Christina Brown and Mark O’Brien.
Fuyuko is a certified iRest Yoga Nidra® teacher and supervisor/mentor. She is also a qualified Hatha Yoga teacher who specialises in private one-on-one, small group, and corporate yoga on the Gold Coast. She has been intensely committed to the science of Yoga since 1996, having learned directly from remarkable renowned Yoga Teachers such as Richard Miller, Donna Farhi, Judith Hanson-Lasater, and Laurene Hassard. Since Fuyuko began studying iRest with Richard Miller in 2007, her life of Non-dual living has brought her ever deepening astonishment, stillness, joy, Pure Awareness, and Love. She assists and co-teaches iRest Yoga Nidra trainings in North America and Australia. She has also assisted several Advance Yoga Teacher trainings and workshops for Donna Farhi.
Dr. Mary Flaherty is a psychologist, educator and researcher. She is a psychology lecturer at Edith Cowan University in Perth and supervises research on the benefits of yoga, mindfulness and positivity. Mary has published numerous pieces and she has also presented on yoga and its connection to lower back pain at the 2011 Symposium on Yoga Therapy and Research in Monteray, California (IAYT annual conference). She is currently investigating the influence of yoga on body satisfaction. She completed a doctorate in psychology focusing on the cross-cultural aspects of how we think, memorize and read. In addition to her academic career, Mary works as a life coach, and gives inspirational workshops on positive psychology. She also teaches yoga, maintains her own practice, and trains junior counsellors.
The Australian Yoga Therapy Conference (AYTC) is Australia’s premier Yoga therapy event – this year featuring, Petrea King, one of Australia’s foremost wellness pioneers, specialist in cancer and grief, loss and trauma. The AYTC is the only chance you have all year to meet, network and learn from leading Australian and international Yoga therapists all under one roof. We have limited the conference to 180 delegates to create a more intimate learning experience so don’t miss out!