Camille is a world authority on women's meditation and self-care, with four decades experience of inner practice and teaching. She is the author, with her husband Dr Lorin Roche, of Meditation Secrets for Women, and the book/CD ensemble Meditation 24/7. Camille delivers an inspiring online course based on Meditation Secrets for Women, and travels internationally to give performances, trainings and retreats.
Chanel is the co-creator and director of YogaThree and The Radiant Yoga School in Boston and Sydney. She also co-founded the not for profit, Yoga For Single Moms and Global Mala Boston. For over a decade, her students, aged 10 to 75, have enjoyed her creative sequencing, spirited music selection, anatomical awareness and energetic teaching style. In addition to holding yoga teaching certifications in Ashtanga, Baptiste, Forrest, and Prana Vinyasa, she is a Cranial Sacral Therapist and Certified Postural and Movement Analyst through Tom Myers.
Practicing for nearly two decades, Duncan has trained in most major styles of yoga and is the founder of Australia’s most successful yoga studio business, Power Living. A teachers' teacher, he has graduated over 1,000 yoga teachers and authored the popular book Modern Yoga. Among his many accolades, he ran the Guinness World’s Biggest Yoga Class (18,000 people) and helped start YogaAid, a charity foundation raising over one million dollars for people in need. Duncan teaches all over the globe and inspires thousands of people to live powerfully and selflessly.
An acclaimed yogi, musician and social entrepreneur, Edo is passionate about transforming lives, empowering individuals and uniting communities. He is co-founder and CEO of A Sound Life, a charity which transforms the lives of people in need through music, yoga and meditation. For the past seven years he and his late wife Jo, toured extensively (including Bhaktifest USA) emerging at the forefront of the yoga music scene. As musicians and yoga teachers they ran their own retreats in Bali and India, and co-facilitated workshops and yoga training programs with renowned yoga teachers and schools around the globe.
Lorin has been teaching and researching meditation for 48 years, and holds a PhD from the University of California for his work on the language meditators generate to describe their inner experiences. He consults and trains meditation teachers worldwide with his wife, Camille Maurine, with whom he wrote Meditation Secrets for Women. Lorin is also the author of The Radiance Sutras, a fresh version of a classic yoga meditation text, the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra.
Lisa is the Director of YogaFit Canada Inc., and Program Development Manager for YogaFit Australia. Discovering yoga was like uncovering her life's mission. Through YogaFit she has helped class participants, new and fellow instructors, and her closest friends and family, learn the amazing benefits and life balance that a regular practice can bring to our lives. She has also learnt how yoga can hone creativity and discipline in her own busy life. Lisa has been teaching group fitness classes for GoodLife Fitness in Toronto, Canada, since 2001.
Mark is a leadership coach and transformational retreat leader for those who want to service higher purpose and make a sustainable global impact. Mark draws on 40 years of yoga training and transformational coaching experience to deliver life changing breakthroughs for clients who have hit a growth plateau and are seeking greater alignment with their true life purpose.
Mel has been practicing, teaching and experiencing all that yoga, meditation and pranayama have to offer since a lengthy sojourn in India 17 years ago. Deeply curious about the energetic and esoteric, she has trained with some of the world’s most respected teachers of yoga energetics and bodywork, including yin yoga with Paul Grilley and acupuncture with Dr Daniel Keown. Mel has a background in dance and bodywork, which lends itself naturally to the flow and movement of asana yoga and an understanding of body mechanics.
Nicole is the co-founder of InYoga, located in Surry Hills, Sydney. Having become a driving force in the Sydney yoga community over the past 15 years of her teaching career, she is regularly invited to share her inspiration at yoga studios, festivals and conferences in Australia and overseas. Nicole offers an uplifting approach to Vinyasa Flow Yoga, and is inspired by her main teacher Shiva Rea. Her classes are a dynamic combination of energetic and creative asana sequences, breath-inspired movement and meditation. Since 2006, Nicole has been training and mentoring yoga teachers, and has helped hundreds of dedicated yogis find their passion and purpose on the teaching path.
Persia has never had a ‘normal’ occupation. A Certified Herbalist and Holistic Nutritionist, she was always encouraged to find her passion. In the wet mists of Vancouver she found Hot Yoga, dropped six dress sizes and trained as a Bikram teacher. Persia went on to study Vinyasa yoga with Nicole Walsh and Mark Breadner. Her classes embody her love for music, story-telling and deeply expressed emotion. Creative and challenging, she believes that cultivating your practice in the good times will get you through the hard times.
A passionate teacher of meditation, Rod empowers people to let go of physical and mental tension and effortlessly dive into deeply meditative states where life is brought into balance to create clarity, vibrancy and abundance. Drawing on his traditional studies with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (Art of Living) and the synergistic approach of his current teachers Lorin Roche, Shiva Rea and Bryan Kest, Rod weaves knowledge of the deeper practices of yoga with experience from his own practice. As co-founder of InYoga, Surry Hills, he artfully shares this with yoga students and teachers alike.
A lecturer at RMIT University and co-author of Applied Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga, as well as an advanced yoga practitioner and physiotherapist, Simon has been teaching for 30 years throughout the world. The Director of Sydney’s YogaSynergy, he practices and teaches a unique synthesis of ancient yogic wisdom and modern medical science. This approach is an intelligent synergy of the teachings that he and co-founder Bianca Machliss have gratefully received over the past 30 years from Natanaga Zhander (Shandor Remete), Master Zhen Hua Yang, Sri B.K.S Iyengar, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and Sri T.V.K. Desikachar.
Thomas directs Anatomy Trains, which offers courses globally in manual therapy and the anatomy of movement. The author of Anatomy Trains (Elsevier 2001, 2009, 2014), Anatomist’s Corner (Kinesis 2012), Body3 (Kinesis 2010), and co-author of Fascial Release for Structural Balance (North Atlantic 2010, 2016), he speaks frequently on fascia, connected anatomy and movement. Thomas has authored numerous articles and contributes frequently to trade magazines and journals. He has produced 16 DVDs and a dozen webinars for manual therapists and movement teachers.
The founder of Yoga Medicine, Tiffany is an internationally renowned yoga instructor who has dedicated 20 years to crafting a methodology for teaching and practicing yoga that is infused with Eastern and Western notions of medicine. Her teaching is supported by her work as a holistic health practitioner, acupuncturist, and sports medicine expert. The author of Meditate Your Weight and Optimal Health for a Vibrant Life, Tiffany teaches for YogaGlo in Seattle, and presents around the world. Her innovative thinking and dedication to the practice have enabled her to help thousands of yogis see their own practice in a new light.