Zen Directory

‘Bringing to you health & wellbeing practitioners you can trust.’

At Hridhaya, we ensure that all practitioners have appropriate credentials, insurance and registrations before approving their affiliation with the Centre, so you can be assured of receiving a reliable, professional service. After your consultation with any of the listed practitioner, please write to us about your experience.  We would love to hear your feedback. Also, feel free to contact us if you are unable to find what you are looking for.

Note: For your convenience, modalities are listed in reverse alphabetical order.

Yoga

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SHFT InsideSHFT Inside – Prabha offers Yoga sessions through private consultations. Private sessions are offered as a set of 4, suitable for anyone who does not feel comfortable with standard Yoga studio classes, to learn poses and thereby develop a routine for practising at home. Contact Prabha on shftinside@gmail.com or 0422980279 to book an appointment.

 

Catherine’s Raw And Real Yoga – Devotion to my yoga practice has taken me to many wonderful places. Come to my classes and share this with me. No previous experience is necessary. All levels are catered for in every class. Hatha, Kundalini and Yin Yoga in a calm careful practice. Catherine offers yoga classes, workshops and retreats. To book, contact Catherine on sadhu_bij@hotmail.com or 0407258671.

 

sandy.jpgBODYHEALTH & Relaxation – Sandy offers Yoga sessions for all ages including aged care Chair yoga, water resistance exercise and strength. Contact Sandy on sandys0410@gmail.com or 0412917269, to book an appointment.

 

Be Well With Barb LogoBe Well with Barb – Barb Whitfield teaches Kundalini Yoga classes. Kundalini Yoga is for everyone and is one of the most transformative yoga practices today. A class leaves you with an overwhelming sense that you have nurtured your whole being and experienced something special. You do not need to be in perfect physical condition or share any particular belief system. All classes include breathing, postures, relaxation and meditation. Private medical health rebates available, NDIS approved. Contact Barb on 0419656933 or bewellwithbarb@yahoo.com.au.

 


Tai Chi

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Be Well With Barb LogoBe Well with Barb – Come along and learn the simple ancient technology of Tai Chi, as a tranquil, gentle and pleasurable means of attaining and maintaining health and harmony in mind and body, improving your balance and your bone strength. Contact Barb on 0419656933 or bewellwithbarb@yahoo.com.au.

 


Reiki

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20180112_100558 Paul Aquilina – Paul is a Reiki Practitioner and provides intuitive healing at Hridhaya Centre, for a donation. Paul’s journey with Reiki began when he was introduced to it, during a challenging phase in his life. Paul practised self-healing, through Reiki and found it very effective. Since then Paul has been sending healing energy to family and friends and has been finding it to work each time! Paul now offers healing by appointments, to anyone who needs it. To book a session with Paul please contact the Centre.

 

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Kay Mackle – Kay is certified in Reiki and offer healing sessions. Kay works by intuition with the rhythm and vibrations of life. Soul Energy Healing is Kay’s gift. Kay works with the body finding the most important need. Adjustments and alignments take place which puts the skeletal body in balance. Kay work on the meridians, the chakras, the aura and the energy field beyond. This energy healing is intuitive. To book a session with Kay please contact the Centre.

 


Mindfulness

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Soul Fire Energy – Jeff Buikstra runs Mackay Men’s Mindfulness group based on Zazen techniques. Contact Jeff via. soulfirspirit22@gmail.com to book an appointment.

 

SHFT InsideSHFT Inside – Prabha Srinivasan offers 6-8 week mindfulness coaching program suitable for professionals, carers and anyone else looking to  learn stress reduction techniques. Contact Prabha via. shftinside@gmail.com or 0422980279 to book an appointment.

 


Meditation

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SHFT Inside – Prabha Srinivasan offers individual mentoring to build your ability to meditate and tap into your truth of ‘who you are’. Number of sessions and frequency is tailored to your need.  Contact Prabha via. shftinside@gmail.com or 0422980279 to book an appointment.

 

EFT-Logo-white-325x82 Energy Balance EFT – Fiona Koutlis holds regular meditation classes and has produced her own meditation recording, with the fabulous team from Aldus Productions, “Divine Spark of Love”. Fiona’s goal is to assist people reach their full potential, living a life with less stress, a feeling of inner peace and bringing their dreams to fruition. Contact Fiona on energybalanceeft@bigpond.com or 0411390687.


Massage

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Julie-Profile-ZenT11 ZenThai Mackay Massage – Julie’s life journey in natural therapies started in 1990 as a Remedial Massage Therapist More about Julie can be read here, http://zenthaishiatsu.com/julie/. Zenthai Shiatsu addresses the needs by drawing on Traditional Energetic based systems on Zen Shiatsu, Traditional Thai massage and the remediation techniques of Osteopathy.  Received on a Shiatsu futon on the floor in comfortable clothing, it is like receiving a massage while having yoga done to you! For a Remedial or ZenThai Shiatsu Massage contact Julie on 0407495940, to book an appointment.

 

20180112_100558 Paul Aquilina – Paul is a certified chair massage practitioner and  provides seated chair massage for head, neck and shoulders, at Hridhaya Centre. To book a session with Paul please contact the Centre.

 

KylieAgiusBody Nurture Nourish – Kylie Agius is a Massage & Access Consciousness Bars professional. Your massage is tailored to suit your requirements.  A free postural assessment is given to each new client and this enables me to assess how to approach your massage and which techniques will be best for you to achieve maximum benefits.Some of the techniques used are Orthobionomy , Remedial, Swedish, Therapeutic & Access Consciousness. For more information please email kylie@bodynurturenourish.com or phone 0438320967.

AzreaAsrai and Hope – Azrae is a Mackay local who has been exploring the beautiful world of Ka Huna massage. This style of bodywork was born on the islands of Hawaii and is a unique form of full body massage that uses hands, forearms, and elbows to flush out toxins, treat the lymphatic system and improve circulation.  Ka Huna is a flowing blend of soft and deep tissue massage that, for many, feels like a beautiful extension of the heart. Treatments allow for a holistic approach to healing, providing balance between mind, body and soul; instilling a sense of peace and deep relaxation which can make you feel whole and touched from the inside out. For more information and to make a booking, please contact Azrae Hope on 0450552351.

 


Life Coaching

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Professional-Pic-at-Beach-266x266Tara Midwood ~ Therapy & Wellness – Empowering & inspiring women to break free from low mood states and reconnect with their true self through counselling & holistic wellness techniques. Contact Tara Midwood on tara.midwood@gmail.com or 0429010918 to book an appointment.

 

SHFT Inside SHFT Inside – Prabha offers business mindset coaching for those who run or manage small businesses and positive mindset coaching for individuals who wish to stay resilient, calm and successfully navigate through life changes.  Contact Prabha via. shftinside@gmail.com or 0422980279 to book an appointment.

 


Hypnotherapy

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SHFT Inside SHFT Inside – If you are wanting to change any aspect of your life and feel that you are doubting your ability to do so, hypnotherapy can help you by working on your subconscious mind. Prabha brings a holistic approach to hypnotherapy by combining life coaching and mindfulness techniques to standard hypnotherapy procedures. Contact Prabha on shftinside@gmail.com or 0422980279 to book an appointment.


 Feldenkrais

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It’s In The Move – Neuroplasticity is central to the effectiveness of the Feldenkrais Method. Trained practitioners use touch, movement, guided imagery and mindful body awareness to stimulate the brain to make useful and lasting improvements to movement and posture. With professional guidance from a Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner, these improvements can be directed towards assisting problems like pain, injuries and neurological issues, as well as assisting peak performance in sports and the performing arts. More about Feldenkrais can be read here, https://www.feldenkrais.org.au/the-feldenkrais-method.

Feel better, Move better , Reduce pain – in gentle, easy, Awareness Through Movement lessons with Feldenkrais practitioner, Sue Vonthien. Try with a complimentary first lesson. Register first at 0418 192 136. Locations: Mackay, Marian and Finch Hatton.


Essential Oils

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Professional-Pic-at-Beach-266x266 Tara Midwood ~ Therapy & Wellness – Empowering & inspiring women to break free from low mood states and reconnect with their true self through counselling & holistic wellness techniques. Contact Tara Midwood on tara.midwood@gmail.com or 0429010918 to book an appointment.


EFT (Tapping)

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EFT-Logo-white-325x82Energy Balance EFT –  Fiona Koutlis is the Director of Energy Balance EFT. Fiona was so impressed with her own results working with EFT that she became a practitioner, to share this tool with others. Fiona has helped many people using EFT. Some have said it has changed their lives. Fiona works with people in person and from all over the world via Skype and Zoom. Contact Fiona on energybalanceeft@bigpond.com or 0411390687.

 

Sylvanna Counselling & Healing Studio – Sylvanna offers tapping sessions for acute and chronic emotional, psychological and physical ailments.

Contact Sylvanna via. 0447123413 to book an appointment.

 


Counselling

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Professional-Pic-at-Beach-266x266Tara Midwood ~ Therapy & Wellness – Empowering & inspiring women to break free from low mood states and reconnect with their true self through counselling & holistic wellness techniques. Contact Tara Midwood on tara.midwood@gmail.com or 0429010918 to book an appointment.

 

Sylvanna Counselling & Healing Studio – Sylvanna offers private counselling sessions at her studio in Andergrove. With over 20 years in the field now, Sylvanna has studied many modalities relating to mind, body and soul and now practice as a Holistic Psychotherapist. Contact Sylvanna via. 0447123413 to book an appointment.

 


Cooking Classes

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KylieAgiusBody Nurture Nourish – Kylie Agius is a Chef, Food & Health Coach.  Kylie noticed that most of her clients have similar health concerns i.e. lack of energy & motivation,  allergies, brain fog, lack of support, unhappy with their look, inflammation, sore muscles & joints, feeling uncomfortable & carrying extra weight etc. Kylie has drawn on her experiences to develop  a  healthy mindset by teaching them about the Mind, Body & Food Connection and how various foods can affect them through a Reset Program. For more information please phone 0438320967 or email kylie@bodynurturenourish.com


Bars (Access Consciousness)

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KylieAgiusBody Nurture Nourish – Kylie Agius is a Massage & Access Consciousness Bars professional. Opening up your body’s pathways to good health is essential not only for your body but also for your mind & Spirit. Nurture yourself with our Body Treatments – Therapeutic, Relaxation or Remedial Massages or Access Consciousness Bars Session.

For more information please email kylie@bodynurturenourish.com or phone 0438320967.


Bowen Therapy

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sandy.jpg BODYHEALTH & Relaxation – If you need some RELAXATION or are challenged with upper or lower back, neck, hips shoulder pain or headache, need more energy or concentration, Bowen Therapy can help.  It can also assist with sleeping, anxiety, improving circulation and more. Gentle & relaxing, performed through light clothing or on skin, your choice! Contact Sandy on sandys0410@gmail.com or 0412917269 to book your appointment.

 


Ayurveda

 

Margaret DeurhoffMargie Deurhof – Margie’s journey with Ayurveda began around twenty years ago on a trip to India. Ayurveda is a truly holistic system of overall health that is freely available to everyone. Having seen the amazing healing potential of Ayurveda firsthand and have felt the benefits of making better lifestyle, dietary and emotional choices in day-to-day routines, Margie is keen to spread the knowledge through information classes and ayurvedic cooking at the Centre. In a time when the demands of modern life, increasing levels of stress and emotional strain cause unhappiness, illness and disease, Ayurveda has never been more relevant.

 


Art Therapy

 

FB_IMG_1535262808537Jaclynne Thomas –  Jaclynne provides a safe non-judgemental space for people to express their thoughts & feelings through Art mediums combined with other modalities. By guiding people to examine their own creations Jaclynne enables clients to gain self awareness, clarity & insight,  often seeing things clearer or in a different way. No art skills are needed, as it’s about the process & not the end product. All art materials are supplied. To make an appointment with Jaclynne, email hello@jaclynnethomas.com.au or call 0416120424.

 


Aqua Fitness

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Be Well With Barb LogoBe Well with Barb – Barb Whitfield specialises in designing health & wellness programs to assist you to be well & happy, both land and water based. Barb can teach you simple techniques to reduce your stress, alleviate your anxiety and your depression, improve sleep & relaxation, improve your diabetes & heart health, increase your balance & bone density, reduce your pain if you have a chronic illness, back concern, arthritis, strengthen your muscles and endurance. Private medical health rebates available, NDIS approved. Contact Barb on 0419656933 or bewellwithbarb@yahoo.com.au.

 


 

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