Annie is an experienced mental health practitioner and group facilitator (B.ED HONS, BSW HONS, M.ED La Trobe University, AASW). She has over 15 years of working in mental health with Beyond Blue and in her own private counseling practice, specialising in anxiety, depression and trauma management. Her work has taken her overseas working in humanitarian contexts such as Sudan, East Timor, Indonesia and parts of South East Asia as a staff counselor and child protection specialist for the UN and other NGO’s.
Annie has a Diploma of Raja Yoga (School of Santhi India) and qualifications in Vinyasa Flow (Yoga Trinity and Being Yoga). In her classes Annie uses a mix of mythology, story telling and metaphor to encourage joy in movement and asana exploration.
Living between Bendigo and the Northern Rivers Region of NSW Annie contributes regularly to the Starlight Yoga Festivals.