Our Mavens

We have been working hard gathering together some of the most inspirational health mavens, guides, and educators from across the globe, to share their wisdom with you directly in your living room. No need to even take off your pyjamas, ladies!

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    Analia Herbes

    Analia Herbes is a licensed PT and Zumba instructor with a passion for helping others make their bodies healthier from the inside out. She integrates skills with nutrition and fitness as well as many other disc [...]

    Dance | Fitness
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    Anja O’Connor

    Certified as a yoga teacher under John Ogilvie from the Byron Yoga Centre, and registered with the Yoga Alliance, Anja’s experience of yoga and meditation spans over 20 years. Anja creates intimate, gentl [...]

    Meditation | Yoga
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    Astrid McCallum

    Astrid is the founder of Ryett Healthy Habits, a qualified Nutritionist (Adv.Dip/Nut.Med) and Life Coach. She specialises in helping women find their healthy body and mind, healing from burnout through food, e [...]

    Holistic nutritionist | Life Coach
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    Bettina Pfannkuch

    Bettina Pfannkuch is the founder, senior teacher and therapist of The Art of Balance – Yoga & Massage, in the Mornington Peninsula.  She brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience in the fi [...]

    Meditation | Yoga
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    Caroline Ellen

    Caroline Ellen is a social worker and parenting coach who believes all children deserve a childhood free to play and discover. As a social worker, Caroline worked in therapeutic foster care and helped child [...]

    Parenting Coach | Social Worker
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    Clare Pritchard

    Clare Pritchard is a Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher with a particular interest in working with survivors of trauma, a therapeutic approach which is increasingly recognised as being immensely beneficial for reco [...]

    Meditation | Yoga Therapy
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    Danielle Cerantonio

    Danielle is a registered Psychologist with over 10 years experience in the field of Organisational Psychology. Danielle has specialist experience in parental leave coaching, return to work coaching, leadership [...]

    Parental Leave Coach | Psychologist | Resilience Trainer
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    Danielle Watkins

    Danielle is a former Human Resources & Administration specialist and has most recently completed studies in Health Coaching (with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition). She is intrigued by all things hea [...]

    Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach
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    Deanne Atkinson

    Deanne is a Parent Coach, Spiritual Counsellor with a background in Nursing and Massage Therapy. Deanne has a family of six which includes two children of her own and two step children. She is very aware of the [...]

    Parenting Coach | Spiritual Counsellor
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    Emily Jones

    Emily is a HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator, HypnoMothering Educator, Placenta Encapsulation Specialist, Infant Massage Instructor, Fertility Support Educator, mother to two beautiful souls, wife to another, f [...]

    HypnoBirth | HypnoMothering
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    Eryka Rhodes

    Eryka is a relationship counsellor and mindfulness practitioner, registered with the ACA (Australian Counsellors of Australia) and member of PANDA. With over 15 years working in the counselling field, and since [...]

    Meditation | mindfulness leader | relationship counselling
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    Fiona Haasz

    Fiona has been combining her training in Visual & Performing Arts with that of Visual & Performing Art Therapy, as well as energetic training in Pranic Healing, Bush Essences and more for well over a de [...]

    Art Therapy | Dance | Meditation
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    Fleur Chambers

    Fleur Chambers is a certified Mindfulness and Meditation teacher and mother to three busy boys. Fleur turned to mindfulness and meditation 8 years ago when her children were small and she was feeling constantly [...]

    Mindfulness and Meditation teacher
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    Gayle Dwyer

    Gayle is a Clinical Hypnotherapist, Counsellor and EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) specialist with over ten years’ experience helping others tap into beliefs and thought patterns that are holding them back [...]

    EFT Specialist | Hypnotherapy
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    Georgia Hicks

    Georgia has been practicing yoga for over 13 years and is passionate about sharing this empowering and transformative practice. She likes to teach creative and dynamic classes with a deep focus on philosophy an [...]

    Yoga Teacher
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    Hopi Palmer

    Hopi is an experienced remedial massage therapist and holds an Australian Association of Massage Therapy registration. After two overachieving years in clinics, and some burnout, she developed a strong apprec [...]

    Massage Instructor
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    Isabella Catena

    Isabella is a 50hr trained Kids Yoga Teacher, local Kindergarten Teacher and owner of Rainbow Minds Wellbeing.   Her soul purpose is empowering and nurturing young children’s mental and emotional wellbeing; [...]

    Kids Yoga Teacher | Mindfulness teacher
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    Joey De Backer

    Joey is an accredited practising dietitian, holistic nutritionist, mindfulness leader and mum to 2.5 year old, Isla Rose. Joey is passionate about helping mums eat well without the need for fancy ingredients [...]

    dietitian | Holistic nutritionist | mindfulness leader
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    Jossy Jimenez

    Jossy is a passionate wellbeing consultant with experience in the public and private sectors. She has developed and successfully implemented tailored, evidence-based wellbeing strategies and programs for a rang [...]

    mindfulness leader | Wellbeing Coach
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    Kathleen Bevis

    Kat Bevis is a Primary School Teacher, Learning Support Teacher and, prior to heading off on maternity leave, was the wellbeing program coordinator at her school. In a previous life, Kat completed a Bachelor o [...]

    Creative Arts Teacher | Primary School Teacher
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    Kim Newing

    Kimberley Newing is an intuitive guide, spiritual mentor, mother, writer, lover of dance and yoga, rule breaker, and wine drinking crystal lover She is also – amongst her other credentials – a professional [...]

    Intuitive life coach | NLP Practitioner & Ericksonian Hypnosis | Spiritual mentor
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    Kristy Cotton

    Kristy Cotton is a qualified Yoga and Pilates teacher, specialising in Yin and Vinyasa. Her passion and deep need for Yoga practice, including meditation, developed when she was caring for her terminally [...]

    Yoga Teacher
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    La Muxlow

    As I was so physically active before becoming a mum, I was struck by how confined I felt while looking after little ones. Being so housebound made it challenging to get to classes to maintain my sense of sel [...]

    The Mindful Mum Co-Founder
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    Leonie Laukkanen

    Leonie (pronounced like Princess “Leia-knee”), is an Intuitive Mentor, Mother, Mystic Maven, speaker and author of the international best selling book Mother Om. Leonie is a multi-award-winning bus [...]

    Author | Intuitive Mentor | mindfulness leader
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    Maegan Beale

    Maegan is a 200hr Certified Yoga Teacher and Holistic Health Coach, on a mission to help mums find self-love and healing. She believes that the key to health is true happiness that comes from a commitment to [...]

    Health Coach | Yoga Teacher
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    Megan Tuohey

    Megan splits her time raising her two young boys, aged 3 and 2 with her husband, and working as a senior Organisational Development consultant. When she’s not with her boys, she spends her days working wi [...]

    Psychologist | Relationship Coach
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    Melanie Smith

    Melanie started her Pilates journey in 1999 while completing her BA Dance at the Victorian Collage of the Arts. During her training, she was fortunate enough to be surrounded by experienced Pilates teachers and [...]

    Pilates Instructor
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    Nathalie Biviano

    Nathalie is a relationship coach who helps married mothers fall back in love with their husbands. She experienced the evaporation of emotional intimacy after kids; an agonising place to be. Whilst they loved ea [...]

    Relationship Coach
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    Nicola Poole

    With a belief that everything happens for a reason, Nicola trusts that we are given all we need to be able to handle any situation life throws at us. With a deep determination and curious spirit, she loves con [...]

    Parenting Coach | Spiritual Counsellor | Yoga Teacher
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    Nikki Wilson

    Nikki is the founder of 10 of zen – a social business teaching meditation and micro zen hacks to mums so they can stress less and love more. Proud mama to two small boys, her work is born from her own persona [...]

    Mindfulness teacher
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    Pamela Rauleder

    Pamela loves Yoga for its array of ancient sacred practices that can bring health, joy and richness to any mum. She couldn’t imagine a day spent without drawing on some aspect of yoga, may it be setting a pos [...]

    Meditation | Yoga
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    Sally Wood

    Motherhood is filled with the most immense joys, but it can also leave us feeling completely overwhelmed and depleted with very little time for ourselves. We all want to be calm, present and compassionate, but [...]

    The Mindful Mum Co-Founder
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    Sam Taylor

    Sam Taylor is a wellness specialist and public speaker who works with women to help them live lives free from stress and anxiety. After founding a successful health and wellness studio in Melbourne, Samantha tr [...]

    Holistic nutritionist | meditation teacher | Personal Trainer
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    Sonja B

    Sonja is a Melbourne born yoga instructor who’s been practicing for 22 years and teaching for 7 years. With a background in jazz ballet, Sonja was devoted in her personal practice of yoga for many years b [...]

    Meditation | Yoga Teacher
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    Suzy Reading

    Suzy is a Chartered Psychologist, Yoga Teacher, and Health Coach who specialises in self-care, helping mums manage their stress, emotions, and energetic bank balance. It was her own life experience of motherh [...]

    Health Coach | Psychologist | Yoga Teacher
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    Thea Baker

    Thea is an energetic movement coach and lifestyle counsellor on a mission to help mums feel their very best. She works holistically with women of all ages and stages to find their own version of mental, physi [...]

    Counsellor | Movement Coach | Personal Trainer
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    Tiffaney Wells

    Tiffaney is the education, training & nesting workshop leader at purebaby and is passionate about sharing knowledge with others.  She is a qualified remedial massage therapist, Myotherapist, personal tra [...]

    Infant massage instructor | Personal Trainer

A maven is a trusted expert in a particular field.  A person who seeks to pass their knowledge and wisdom on to others. It means “one who understands”, based on an accumulation of knowledge. The majority of our mavens are mothers themselves, who have lived through the extraordinary moments along with the extraordinarily tough moments that unite us as mums. They understand the demands of motherhood and have been carefully chosen for their passion for women’s health and wellbeing.

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