Ash is a dynamic educator and Founder of Growing With Gratitude. A global program, that embeds a culture of gratitude. Having partnered with the University of South Australia, he delivers the most up to date evidence based approach to teaching young people the positive habits based on gratitude, kindness, empathy, mindfulness and optimism with the aim of building resilience and happiness for life. Ash’s philosophy stems from the work of some of the world’s top Positive Psychologists such as Martin Seligman, Shawn Achor, Barbara Fredrickson and Sonja Lyubomirsky.
Casey started yoga originally to assist with her dance training but soon fell in love with yoga all on its own. Casey completed her 500 hour Diploma of Yoga Teaching at the Australian Yoga Academy. She has also completed a Certificate of Vinyasa Teaching, a Diploma in Life Coaching, and has a double degree in Human Resources and Psychology. Casey loves to incorporate mindfulness and self awareness into her yoga classes, believing that yoga is more than just another form of exercise - it is a cultivation of mind and body to create a deeper understanding of the self.
Cherie is the Founder of HR Werx, Cherie has 25 years human resource management, training and career coaching experience. Cherie has dedicated her professional life to training, guiding and inspiring individuals and organisations to develop and implement strategies for career and business success. She is a Professional Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) and in 2013 in recognition for her values driven approach to clients needs, leadership and entrepreneurial skills, was nominated for the Telstra Business Women’s Awards.
Danai is a fashion stylist, colour expert and Founder of The Style Project By D. She helps people look and feel terrific about themselves and the clothes they are wearing, helping young people to focus on the parts of themselves that they love and are comfortable with. You can wear anything as long as you have confidence and self belief.
Elizabeth is an entrepreneur, stylist and fashion educator. She is passionate about helping young people improve their personal presentation and self-confidence through fashion. Elizabeth’s passion for fashion took hold when she moved to Paris in 2008 – the undisputed home of haute couture. Here, she delved into the coveted fashion and modeling industry, working closely with a number of designers and photographers as a professional model for some of the cities most glamorous fashion events and photographic shoots. She delivers exceptional workshops for Beautiful Minds where she focuses on helping our young girls feel confident and comfortable in their own skin. She focuses less on what to wear and more on how to wear it with a smile.
Hayley is a qualified Nutritionist with a degree in Nutritional Medicine from Endeavour College, for which she is also an SA ambassador for. Four years ago Hayley founded Raw Karma, a catering company focussing in providing plant-based, nutritional dessert alternatives in Adelaide. Hayley is passionate about holistic and conscious living, mental health and healthy body image.
Heather co-founded the digital marketing agency Autopilot Your Business in 2010, which currently teaches automation strategies to small business owners, and is the Founder of Website Love, a website development company. She is also an online business growth consultant and partner and advisor to various online projects ranging from personal development to Ecommerce, including Beautiful Minds' very own online program BU Online. She is co-host of a podcast with fans in almost 100 countries, #1 Amazon bestseller, co-author of 4 business books and host of That Social Media Show on the BRiN App.
Justyna is a nutritionist and health educator who specialises in promoting optimal health through wholesome, nutrient dense food and movement. She has been featured in the media, with appearances on Channel 10 News and contributions to nutritional stories in Nourish Magazine and Australian Natural Health Magazine, as well as Herald Sun, Daily Life, Cairns Post and various others. Justyna is also a proud ambassador for Endeavour Collage of Natural Health and the Children’s Tumour Foundation of Australia.
Kathleen teaches Yoga, Mindfulness, & Emotional Resilience for Beautiful Minds, primary/high schools and daycare centres, on international retreats & yoga studios, as well as operating Mindful Heart Yoga. She offers 'Mindfulness for Teachers - Make Better Connections with Your Students' as a professional development workshop. She is very happy to travel & to collaborate. Kathleen builds rapport quickly with people of all ages, and provides a dynamic & engaging space for positive growth, introspection and learning.
Patty is a powerful instigator of change who holds a transformative space as a speaker, counsellor, kinesiologist and senior yoga teacher. She works with our teens to transform their energy and strengthen your nervous system so you can unleash your true potential without being triggered by stress.
Rachel is the Founder + head stylist of Ruby Slippers Styling, a highly successful styling agency, operating across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. She has been featured on the Today Show, Channel 7 News, ASOS, News.com and SMH, and is a regular corporate speaker. She's also a Certifcate IV Coach and Trainer and loves nothing more than sharing her styling knowledge with students.
Rachel is an educator, media presenter and speaker . As a school teacher, Rachel has over 11 years experience in the education and health sector. With a Bachelor of Physical Education at Deakin University and a certificate in Mindfulness, Rachel brings a fun and engaging approach to connecting with our incredible audience. Rachel was the official presenter at Beautiful Minds’ BU Day in 2016 and also collaborates with us as an educator and speaker for Beautiful Minds' school programs. Rachel has a particular interest in the connection between mindfulness, health, wellness, confidence and happiness.
Tamara is a fashion stylist and the proprietor of a personal styling and wardrobe consultancy. She has had over 15 years experience in both the fashion industry and image consultancy. Tamara is formally trained in personal style, image and colour theory. She combines trends, body shapes, colour, budget and lifestyle into her styling sessions, to ensure you achieve a look that is individual and stylish. Tamara is a regular on the Adelaide fashion scene styling for fashion shoots, commercials and fashion events.
Tammi is a professional makeup and hair artist with over 15 years experience working with Australia’s most notable creatives and brands. Tammi has created winning looks for commercial, corporate and fashion leaders and influencers including; Ojay, Jets Swimwear, Kayser, Boss Magazine, LG Electronics and The Dally M Awards, to name just a few. With a background in learning and development, Tammi brings a fresh approach to beauty and personal brand education for individuals, helping empower young women to create their own confident and positive personal brand.
Amber is our office manager. She books all our venues and ensures that all our courses and school workshops run smoothly.
Sophie is Head of PR and Marketing. She oversees all our events and courses and comes with a strong media background.