MUSIC PERFORMERS,
SPEAKERS & FACILITATORS 2018

 2018 Musicians, Speakers & Facilitators

Lee Hardisty

Saxophones, guitar, keys, kalimba, flute and wholesome vocals; Lee Hardisty uses live looping and incredible talent to weave together intricate dreamlike tapestries of happiness and simple living. Lee is a music therapist and a yoga teacher and after winning an open age saxophone championship when he was 16 has spent his life travelling and playing with bands and as a soloist.

Suntara

Suntara is one of Australia’s leading Sound Healers. Suntara means “Bringing Light to the Earth” and that is his soul intention with Sound Healing and Music.With his unique and powerful voice that is often described “other worldly”,the sound vibrations that Suntara channels penetrate deep, moving and shifting energy leaving the audience feeling light,clear and deeply relaxed. Suntara is a regular at Mind Body Spirit Festival Australia and also performed at the 2018 Mind, Body & Spirit Wellbeing Festival in London,UK.In 2018 Suntara completed a very successful 7 month world tour,taking his Sound Healing to the United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Malaysia and Singapore.“Suntara channels the love of the Divine through his beautiful sound healings. Transformational and much needed work for our people & our earth. ‘

Thank you Suntara for listening to your hearts calling….” Prem Williams-Sacred Earth Music

Adam Rankin

When Adam’s art became a healing practice, he encountered rare, antique Tibetan singing bowls on his Indian and Nepalese ventures. Enchanted and inspired, a passionate love affair ensued, spanning two decades and over 300 extremely rare high quality antique bowls.
Along his journey, Adam became a highly regarded multi instrumentalist, gifted throat singer and sounder. He merged his energy studies and insights from deep inner experiences, to inform his one-of-a-kind ability to source instruments of such rarity, that even their makers marvel at the sounds Adam is able to produce with them.
His masterful embodied sound explorations really have to be experienced to be believed. They are not only alluring and engaging in a musical way; they immerse and invite you on a rich journey into transcendent sound adventures, into the unknown territory of quantum consciousness and infinite potentiality.

Rukmini

Cheryl MacDonald, whose spiritual name is Rukmini is a Victorian College of the Arts graduate and professional singer and singing teacher who has worked with Opera Australia, Victorian State Opera and Victorian Opera Company.
Rukmini is passionate about Yoga, Kirtan, Puja and Meditation and has studied these practices for over 25 years in both Australia and India.
The sacred Art of Kirtan allows Rukmini to combine her knowledge and love of music with the divine, creating, through her voice, a vehicle which leads one toward an ecstatic, healing and heart expanding experience. The practice of Call and Response Chanting brings a sense of serenity and peace, leading one toward their inner bliss.
Rukmini is also an experienced spiritual counsellor and meditation teacher having studied the techniques of mindfulness and self inquiry with her teacher; Mahamandaleshwar Swami Shankarananda, the author of the best selling meditation guide “Happy for No Good Reason” for the past 15 years

Bhavana

Bhavana are a group of musicians dedicated to spreading the joy of kirtan. Comprising of Harmonium, guitars, flutes and percussion their sound is upbeat, potent and joyful to sing along to. Kirtan is a powerful tool to train the mind, harmonize body mind and spirit and deepen the ability to listen to our heart space. They have performed at World Yoga Day, Yogafest, Byron Spirit Festival and play regular kirtan around the Sunshine Coast.

 SPEAKERS & FACILITATORS 2018

Please refer to main schedule –

Inna Segal

Inna Segal is a best selling, award winning author of The Secret Language of Your Body, The Secret of Life Wellness, The Secret Language of Colour Cards and her newest addition Heal Yourself Reading Cards! She has developed a profound ability to tune into people’s Bodies, see the causes of their disturbances and help them heal. She has travelled all over the world teaching people how to awaken their inner healer..

Ty Hungerford

After years of struggling with personal development Ty pursued a much deeper approach into inner child work. After two years of courageous transformation he took on a starring role in E-motion to get out amongst the public. This lead into a presenting role for Alternate Health where Ty was shaking hands with the super stars of the spiritual industry. He met his wife Inna Segal and became an integral part of her journey to inform and heal people. Constructing and teaching workshops he got a feel for the common struggle in the depths of peoples souls. Ty has spent most of the last three years in a meditative withdrawal into the profound truths of the Spiritual World. This will be his first appearance to share his discoveries.

Suntara

Suntara is one of Australia’s leading Sound Healers. Suntara means “Bringing Light to the Earth” and that is his soul intention with Sound Healing and Music.With his unique and powerful voice that is often described “other worldly”,the sound vibrations that Suntara channels penetrate deep, moving and shifting energy leaving the audience feeling light,clear and deeply relaxed. Suntara is a regular at Mind Body Spirit Festival Australia and also performed at the 2018 Mind, Body & Spirit Wellbeing Festival in London,UK.In 2018 Suntara completed a very successful 7 month world tour,taking his Sound Healing to the United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Malaysia and Singapore.“Suntara channels the love of the Divine through his beautiful sound healings. Transformational and much needed work for our people & our earth.

Nathan Hoeksema

Nathan is a qualified chef passionate about health & wellbeing. From the Sunshine Coast originally he has had some impressive training in restaurants like the Spirit House, The River Cafe in London, as head chef at Stefanos Restaurant in Mildura and also head chef at Fifteen in Melbourne, Jamie Oliver’s youth trainee restaurant.
Since being back on the Coast he has continued with his food passion by completing various Permaculture courses and developing a grassroots business with his wife Jacqui producing wholesome treats at local farmers markets, Kawana & Noosa.
They are now in their 10th year of business as ‘Chocolate Provisions Wholefood Provisions’ serving fresh, local, seasonal dips, tortes, brownies and raw treats without the use of refined products or artificial elements.
In recent years Nathan has also trained as a ZenThai Shiatsu Massage Therapist, practicing at markets, festivals and mobile treatments. Combining this accumulated knowledge he presents and demonstrates healthy eating workshops at various events locally.

Paulina Howfield

Paulina Howfield helps people remember, re-connect and recall. She is a soul focused art therapist, healer and earth energy practitioner who interacts with the Soul Consciousness of Earth at sacred sites and major energy centres in order to facilitate our collective spiritual awakening and expansion into multi-dimensional consciousness. This work has taught her much about the bigger picture of the collective changes that we are experiencing, and why they are happening.

Dr.Mahdhi Mason

Dr Mahdi Mason is a land healer, author and speaker. Her background in corporate environmental management and energetic healing has afforded her in-depth understanding of practical and metaphysical approaches to helping individuals and Mother Earth.
Mahdi has just released her second book ‘Earth Healing: Healing the Earth to heal ourselves’ and is also the author of the influential book ‘The Power of You: How to Positively Influence People, Places and the World’ which was released in 2016.

Anne Gibson

Anne Gibson, The Micro Gardener, is an author, speaker, workshop facilitator and urban garden community educator. Anne has a passion for teaching people how to grow good health by eating their own homegrown food. Anne inspires people to improve health and wellbeing by growing nutrient-dense edible gardens in creative containers and small spaces. She shares organic gardening tips and tutorials to save time, money and energy on her popular website themicrogardener.com. Her workshop will inspire you with easy ways to eat and grow your way to good health.

Jean Sheehan

Three time AMAZON bestselling author and Internationally recognized & award winning Medical Intuitive, Jean Sheehan is known as the walking talking MRI with a gift of seeing emotions linked to disease within people. Integrating her nursing Jean gives accurate body awareness.

Amanda De Warren

Is a gifted Medium, Psychic, Healer and Animal Communicator and has a special gift of being able to connect with animals – either passed-over or alive. She’s the ‘Animal Whisperer’ in Australia’s Woman’s Day magazine. Amanda has appeared on TV shows such as The Project, Mornings With Kerri-Anne Kennerly, Today Tonight and A Current Affair. She’s featured in numerous magazines and newspaper articles including a two-page spread in Queensland’s Sunday Mail. She also loves to go on radio and has twice shared the airwaves with people like Jacki O and Kyle, as well as Rove McManus

Sally Douglas

Sally Douglas, Fed for Wellness founder, is a passionate Living Foods Chef, Plant-Based Educator and Wellness Coach, empowering you to put your health back on the agenda, through her simple approach and unique methodology – reconnecting you with how you want to feel, not just how you want to look and eat.

Melinda Saunders

Melinda Saunders is a local artist, art teacher, mother of two and runs the business: A Little Creative working with children from ages 2+ and adult art too. She has always been passionate about the environment and draws great inspiration from nature in her art. Melinda loves painting, drawing, printing and making all sorts of things by hand. Everyone needs to nurture their creative side, and using recycled items for craft, upcycling objects and noticing the beauty around us everyday is a great way to start.

Michael Muir

Michael is a transformational healer, teacher, somatic psychotherapist, astral shaman and Light Language channel for the Galactic Federation of Light. As an Astral Shaman much of his work is to awaken others to their Soul’s origins and divine purpose, supporting their individual evolution and the upliftment of the collective consciousness grounding in the New Earth frequencies.
With a background in science, medical microbiology and more than a decade working in transplant immunology, Michael has always had an interest in the cellular functioning of the body even before he started his spiritual journey.

Jason Reynolds

Jason Reynolds is someone who continues to ask questions.
From a young age Jason refused to accept the dismissive and at times ignorant answers fed to him “that is just the way it is” OR “it has always been that way” OR “there’s no point, it will never change.” These questions sparked an adventure which remains in full swing today. Leaving conventional schooling early, Jason sought truth and worked with spiritual teachers and others who were then pioneers of their field. Whilst many of these people were “cosmically-conscious” they collectively shared a focus of action, self-expression and sharing a deep truth free from the distance of hope and wishing. Jason is driven to spark the divine authority within all. Enthusiastically awakening that calling broadcasting deep within. Embracing uniquely your weird and your grace in the inspired and ongoing moments of completion.

Bente Hanson

Bente Hansen is an inspirational speaker, energy and soul healer, channel, spiritual counselor, medical intuitive, author and workshop facilitator. She has published four books: “Messages From Beyond”, “The New World of Self Healing”, “Edgar Speaks: Inner Transformation, Journey to 2012 and Earth Changes” and “”A Square Peg: Conformity Isn’t An Option”. After living in the States for many years, where she had a busy practice in New York, Bente has recently moved to the Sunshine Coast.

Tammie Pike

Tammie Pike is an empowered woman, wife & mother to 3 real, wild children.
Her journey of experiencing a breakdown that led to her breakthrough led her to facilitate workshops, events & services that empower & inspire. She is a Wellness Coach, Self-Love Mentor, Writer, Qoya Teacher, Body Intuitive Reader, Course & Workshop Facilitator, Heart Works Lomi Lomi Massage Therapist, Touch For Health Practitioner and more. Tammie believes that to live a balanced, healthy, empowered & joyful life we must cultivate self-love. It not only leads us on a path of healing & self-discovery it also helps us to grow our confidence, worth, trust, faith & ability in ourselves to do the things that we are passionate about, that bring us a sense of fulfilment & joy.

Laurel Hefferon

Laurel Hefferon is a Naturopath & Herbalist, Kambo Practitioner & Intuitive Healer with over 35-years in health care. Laurel co-founded Awakening Centre in the hinterland town of Maleny in 2008, working with deeply transformational therapies such as Amazonian frog medicine and sound healing.

Tom Ledder

Tom Ledder is the founder of Selenite Sword Maker LLC and is dedicated to bring the knowledge of the Selenite Swords of Light out to the world. For the past 7 years Tom has been focused on the creation of energy tools; the Selenite Swords of Light, Ascension Rods and Ascension Staffs, which are used around the world by energy workers, acupuncturist and healers. Tom has created a training program titled and a Certification Program that he teaches in the USA and Japan.
Tom has also developed a subtle energy practice using the Swords of Light for Light Worker Training in Ft Collins, Colorado. Tom has worked in USA Australia Japan Mexico for the last 7 years providing lectures and the training and certification programs in the use of the Selenite Swords of Light with great success.

Soraya Saraswati

Soraya is the Author of “Shining Through: From Grief to Gratitude”. Soraya is a health coach, spiritual teacher who has specialised in mindfulness, yoga, nutrition and non-duality. Soraya offers classes and sessions with those experiencing anxiety, trauma, grief and bereavement. Soraya is also a speaker for Suicide Prevention.
A talented singer Soraya performs music for peace with her husband composer Terry Oldfield

Dayle Batistic

As a facilitator and therapist with many years in the Health and Wellness sectors, Dayle Batistic is passionate about nutrition, physical and spiritual wellbeing, living in a natural and vital state of wellness and good health. Dayle loves facilitating and sharing her knowledge of the natural world, her Traditional Chinese Medicine teachings and her experiences with students and other seekers.

Stephen Parka

Stephen is a multi-skilled analyst and trainer and will be talking about the medicinal uses of both Hemp and Medicinal Cannabis, current legal changes in Australia, and the efforts to control the cannabis medicinal qualities by Big Pharma using our legal and law enforcement systems. He will be sharing important knowledge as one of the only experts on Cannopathy as a legal methodology to complimentary therapy.

Sherridan Boyle

Sherridan is a passionate Visionary Shamanic Medicine Woman.
A convergence of Sound Healing & Ancient Wisdom brings forth the Activation for those ready to embark into deeper soul wisdom exploring plant wisdom, grid activations, songline awakening & internal journeying.
Sherridan Activates Light Codes through Sound and assists those ready to clear density and transform. As a Shamanic Medicine Woman, she calls your Ancient Spirit Wisdom to come forth. Anchoring in a deeply grounded presence calling you to Awaken & Reclaim your power.

Sunder Devi

Sunder is a spiritual motivator with over 50 years experience, currently spending her life between Australia, India, America the Netherlands and Turkey teaching, presenting workshops and life coaching. Sunder has lived in many countries, immersing herself in the culture where ever she went and believes her workshops and teachings are all shared from this life experience.

Faye Wenke

Faye began her personal healing journey in 1976 after facing many challenging life experiences and discovered Reiki in the 1980’s. Her Reiki practice brought a calmer state of mind and renewed health and vitality. Faye trained to become a Reiki master in 1990 and has been teaching Reiki full time since then, extensively within Australia and overseas. Faye brings many years of personal development experience and Reiki practice into her nurturing and supportive workshops.

Michelle M Newhouse

In a series of remarkable events Michelle was guided by the spirit of her ancestors back home to Scotland in search of buried treasures. Her novel, The Grail Bride, is an encoded work of alchemy to heal ‘The Grail Bride’ in each one of us. With a background in engineering, Michelle has studied numerous energy modalities, including Akashic Records, Counsellor of Light, Usui Reiki. She has the innate ability to bridge science and the metaphysical

Paul Boulton

Paul Boulton is an experienced Psychic Reader and Therapist with over 30 years experience. He uses his keen insights to quickly access the internal issues and opportunities that his clients are experiencing now in their life.
In his Positive Change Sessions, he effectively leads his clients through the maze of their current reality and brings them to a happier, clearer, more empowered place ready to address the important topics they need to interact with now.
Paul Boulton’s unique skills help people to be become more aware of themselves and how their think, feel and respond ensuring they do indeed enjoy a more fulfilling Conscious Life.

Chirone Shakti

Chirone Shakti is a professional astrologer based on the Sunshine Coast, Qld. She is passionate about empowering clients to live the fullness of their potential, as shown in the astrological birth chart. Her work is transformational and rooted in her background as a counsellor and holistic therapist. She also teaches Astrology thorough courses and workshops, and has an online study programme.

Ramiah Selwood

After nearly dying in 2008 from the last of 5 seizures, Ramiah regained his health utilising the principles and products you will hear about in his talk.
The medical industrial complex didn’t have any answers for his seizures, so Ramiah conducted his own research and presented his findings in his bestselling book ~ “Clean Up Your Act – from Sickness to Vitality without Medication

Christine Maudy

A specialised educator, Christine has worked with mentally and socially challenged children before launching her fashion label in Paris. Ten years later she launched a Public Relations Company. In 1995, she moved to Australia to immerse herself in nature and unleash her creativity and healing abilities.Reiki Master Practitioner teacher, Past Life Regression Soul Regression Therapy & Diploma Basic Hypnosis Jackson Institute , Diploma Specialized Education

Raywyn M. Erickson-Currie y

Raywyn travelled from New Zealand via England, Scotland, Europe, Norway, South Africa before heeding her childhood “calling” to grow up and live in Canada. She married a Canadian and settled in Vancouver. Due to life’s challenges she joined the Al-Anon and Emotions Anonymous 12-step programs and began the quest, seeking to understand and discovered the missing link in our education – the Emotional/Spiritual, Mind/Body connections leading to a sense of wholeness and well-being “Naturally”!

Heinz Gugger

Heinz Gugger is an agronomist working in the biological, organic and bio-dynamics field. He works with subtle energies and also helps other farmers, restaurants, acupuncturists, naturopaths, schools, businesses and private residents from all over the world to cleanse their energy, the environment they are in and energies around their premises. Heinz learnt how to work with these energies and how to use them to make his and other lives better.

Sand Mew

Sand Mew, founder, therapist and facilitator at The Footprint Connection Reflexology™ and Spiral Practitioner/Coach/Mentor to help you monetise your inner calling and free yourself of any blockages that keep you hiding or small, so you can authentically and unapologetically share your message and make a positive impact.

Jimmy Hirst

Jimmy is a social engineer and entrepreneur with a highly awarded background in the media, music and entertainment industries, with wide effective experience in progressive change and social organising.

Pollyanna Darling

Pollyanna looks after TreeSisters’ Community Engagement & Strategy. TreeSisters holds a piece of Pollyanna’s heart and she has been involved since it was a tiny seed. Pollyanna is all about living a fulfilled, joyful life. She’s also an intuitive coach, mother of four boys, award-winning author, singer, passionate Earthlover, women’s empowerment facilitator, and loud laugher. All of her work is focused on helping women to make strong connections to their empowered wholeness so they can live deeply satisfying lives and create their deepest longings – always with an eye on sustainability, unity and giving back to the Earth. She is dedicated to helping women live bigger and have significant impact on the future of our planet and the one people that inhabit it.

Pauline Ryeland

Pauline Ryeland, Intimacy Whisperer ® is an Intimacy, Sex & Relationship Coach & Educator. She’s a certified Tantra Teacher & Facilitator, Somatic Sexological Body Worker, Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, (NLP), Advanced Subconscious Reprogramming, Errikson Hypnotherapy, Results Coach & Performance Consultant.
Pauline works with individuals and couples who are experiencing challenges with intimacy, sex, relationships and everything in between. She also works with couples to deepen their intimate connections for sustainable relationships

Michelle & Prakash

Prakash is an accomplished musician singing and composing his own music as well playing silver and base flutes, guitar, harmonium and regularly plays in kirtan groups such as Bhavana and Divine Moon Kirtan on the Sunshine Coast. Michelle has a background as a Reiki Practitioner, Massage Therapist, Reflexologist and is a powerful channel of energetic healing and has written her own songs that have been performed in concert. Combined Michelle and Prakash help facilitate a dynamic transformational technique along with soothing meditation to crystal bowls, flutes, angel harp and chakra chimes to transport you on a magical journey of self- healing and awareness

Glenn Phelan

Glenn is a self made millionaire self taught and self educated in many aspects of farming and property investment which has led him to become the creator and founder of a system called the Manaian way which he believes will remodel the world for the betterment of mankind.Glenn`s life has been purposeful trying and testing many things which has now led his awareness to our planetary problems where he has come up with the Manaian Way.He grew up with many aunts uncles and grandparents in a monetary poor family and has been a farmer a property investor.

Brett Grimley

Brett has completed a Diploma in Architectural Technology (1992), a Bachelor of Science majoring in natural and conservation management sciences (JCU Cairns 2004), a Permaculture Design Certificate (2007) and is an endorsed Sustainable Building Designer through the BDAQ.
Brett established Ecolibrium Designs in 2006.
With a passion for nature and architecture, Brett is driven to provide designs that are inspirational, comfortable and environmentally responsible.

Thomas Wagner

Being a qualified Austrian chef and having traveled around and settling in Australia, started his own business offering healthy food choices at various events and festivals for many years. Thomas felt there was more to food than just filling our stomachs three times a day. Food can be a healer, but first we have to peel off the layers to allow this. This presentation shows you the simple steps to stay healthy with food.

CHILDREN’S FACILITATORS 2018

Please refer to main schedule –

Marc Bright- Joylogy

Marc the Joyologist has worked with Children and their Families as an entertainer and playful empowerment facilitator in major Australian mainstream and spiritual events, since leaving the professional golfing circuit in 1995. Marc has a strong connection to Nature and enjoys to represent the value of Nature and Original Earth Understanding in Creative, Colourful and Playful Joyshop presentations.

Melinda Saunders

Melinda Saunders is a local artist, art teacher, mother of two and runs the business: A Little Creative working with children from ages 2+ and adult art too. She has always been passionate about the environment and draws great inspiration from nature in her art. Melinda loves painting, drawing, printing and making all sorts of things by hand. Everyone needs to nurture their creative side, and using recycled items for craft, upcycling objects and noticing the beauty around us everyday is a great way to start.

Sarah & Kath McKee

Sarah is an artist specialising in spirit guide drawing, and photography, she loves capturing nature spirits in her photos, and connecting with nature has hand selected the wood for the wandmaking.
Kath is local to the sunny coast, and spends her free time connecting to nature. She is a healer who is here to shine her light and empower people to heal themselves

Chris Wilkinson

Chris has been Working with Crystals for over 5 years now and has a strong interest in sharing this medicine and exciting knowledge with children.
He has seen these amazing children and their receptivity to these stones for some time and is continuously in absolute awe of the connection and awareness this new generation have within themselves and to these ancient tool.
Chris works with adults but gets great joy out of sharing these spaces with these special young magicians. He truly believes this generation of game changers will be the ones that create the biggest positive impact on this earth and is strongly guided to work with them.

Cathy Mallac

Cathy is an Advanced Liquid Crystal, Starchild & Liquid Tree Practitioner with up to 8 years experience in this modality. She is also inspired by Steiner education and works in a support role in Primary & Pre-school at Noosa Pengari Steiner school. She enjoys sharing her love of the whimsical and magical with children of all ages.

Christine Maudy

A specialised educator, Christine has worked with mentally and socially challenged children before launching her fashion label in Paris. Ten years later she launched a Public Relations Company. In 1995, she moved to Australia to immerse herself in nature and unleash her creativity and healing abilities.Reiki Master Practitioner teacher, Past Life Regression Soul Regression Therapy & Diploma Basic Hypnosis Jackson Institute , Diploma Specialized Education

Holly Blossom

Holly is an intuitive face artist. Her painting is unique to each face and really elemental. Holly uses lovely colours.. stencils.. jewels.. glitter to create something special. Experiencing her art is a real treat and is sure to delight every child.

Paula Tura

Paula Tura is an very passionate author. She has been working with children and women for the past 20 years.
Her storytelling are full of joy, music, singing, dancing.
She aims to empower children and women worldwide through her books, shows and documentaries

Tom Ledder Lightworker Training with Selenite Swords of Light - This November!FIND OUT MORE
+