Australian Yoga Therapy Conference 2018
The Australian Yoga Therapy Conference (AYTC) is Australia’s premier Yoga therapy event now in its eighth year – in 2018 featuring, two international speakers who have both taught yoga for 45 years!! Richard C. Miller,
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.
- Donna Farhi and Dr. Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa will be joined by -
• Annette Loudon, Australia's leading expert in Yoga and breast cancer and experienced Yoga therapy educator.
• Louise Godfrey, Yoga Therapy educator, specialist in mental health and preventative health
• Janet Lowndes, Psychologist, Yoga therapy educator and eating disorder specialist
• Dr. Rama
• Georgie Davidson, Musculoskeletal physiotherapist, Yoga and mindfulness
• Sal Flynn, acclaimed Yoga therapy educator, psychotherapist, specialist in anxiety and trauma
Donna Farhi is a Yoga teacher who has been practicing for 40 years and teaching since 1982. She is one of the most sought after guest teachers inthe world, leading intensives and teacher training programs internationally. Considered the “teacher of teachers” students return to Donna’s intensives year after year. Donna is the author of four contemporary classics: The Breathing Book, Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit: A Return to Wholeness, Bringing Yoga to Life: The Everyday Practice of Enlightened Living, and Teaching Yoga: Exploring the Teacher-Student Relationship. Her fifth and most recent book, co-authored with Leila Stuart, Pathways to a Centered Body: Gentle Yoga Therapy for Core Stability, Healing Back Pain and Moving with Ease is becoming the go-to text for Yoga teachers, therapists and somatic practitioners.
Read More about Donna Farhi.
Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa PhD
She brings the ancient teachings of Kundalini Yoga into modern medicine as Founding Director of the Guru Ram Das Centre for Medicine and Humanology. The Centre provides direct client services and
Annette Loudon has been teaching Yoga with a focus on yoga therapy for 18 years. She has recently completed a Masters of Medical Sciences by researching the effects of Yoga and on women with Breast Cancer related Lymphoedema and is one of Australia’s leading experts in Yoga and breast cancer. Annette has specialised in teaching people with various types of special needs, including people with MS, people in wheelchairs, the profoundly deaf, intellectually disabled youth, people on probation, disabled athletes, the NSW cerebral palsy soccer team, people with back pain and people with many other illnesses.
Leigh Blashki is often described as the ‘father of yoga therapy in Australia’ and is sort-after presenter nationally and internationally. He is a past-president and founding member of Yoga Australia. Leigh has over 40 years’ experience as a Yoga and meditation teacher. He founded the Australian Institute of Yoga Therapy where he trained yoga teachers and yoga therapists for many years. He is an IAYT Certified Yoga Therapist and certification supervisor, Yoga Australia Senior Registered Teacher and Yoga Therapist, Certified iRest Teacher and has graduate qualifications in Health Sciences. He has served on the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) Standards, Accreditation and Certification Committees and is a member of Yoga Australia’s Advisory Council. Leigh’s life has been dedicated to the establishment of high credible standards of education and professional practice for the fields of yoga, yoga therapy and meditation.
Janet Lowndes is a therapist with over 25 years experience providing
Dr. Rama Prasad
Dr. Rama Prasad is one of Australasia’s most qualified and experienced Ayurvedic physicians and educators. He has been teaching, presenting and practicing Ayurveda internationally for over 25 years. During his 8 year Gurukul training he mastered Ayurveda and Yoga in their original language, Sanskrit. Dr. Prasad's training style is an absorbing blend of pure devotion with a strong sense of logic. He has
Alan Goode is the Director of Yoga Mandir in Canberra. He is a senior teacher and a direct student of BKS Iyengar- one of the most influential teachers of Yoga in the last century. Alan began Yoga in Sydney in 1975 and continues to travel regularly to India to study with the Iyengar family at their institute in Pune. As an Iyengar Yoga Institute Yoga Mandir aims to provide the teachings of BKS Iyengar through its programs offered to a national audience. Alan is passionately involved with the practice of yoga and its application to daily life. Through his
Georgie Davidson is a Musculoskeletal physiotherapist, Yoga
Master of Ceremonies - Bob Hughes
Bob Hughes is a journalist and broadcaster whose website Thisisreallyinteresting.com covers where peer reviewed science meets
Venue: Amora Hotel Sydney CBD
Cost: $397 early bird sold out, then $447