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Celia Roberts Bsc
Celia has experienced first-hand all the benefits yoga and complementary health can have in one’s life, and she has seen them transform many of her student’s lives.
Committed to education and innovation in Lifestyle Medicine, she has taken part in complementary health education for the better part of the last two decades.
Through her journey as a Yoga Teacher, Celia has travelled and taught world-wide, having established international health communities in Japan and previously founded yoga by donation programs in both Japan and Australia – “Tsukuba Community Yoga” and “Grass Roots Yoga”.
Celia has a Biomedical Science degree and has further qualifications in the fields of Meditation, Ayurveda, Nutrition and Dietetics, Psychosomatic Medicine, Counselling and Integrative Medicine.
Celia built and opened the Brookfield Retreat in 2014, a beautiful yoga and treatment centre in the middle of the most beautiful natural surroundings. Celia offers continuous training and the professional development of Yoga Teachers, offering Day Retreats that count towards their continuing professional development (CPD) points.
Celia also co-founded YIMI- the Yoga and Integrative Medicine Institute based in Toowong and Brookfield, which delivers yoga teacher training, restorative yoga, meditation, an advanced diploma in yoga & meditation teacher training as well as post -graduate specialties and short courses. More recently, the Yoga and Integrative Medicine Institute have gone global with accredited online yoga and meditation training offered world-wide.
Celia is a regular presenter on ABC Radio and liaises with government, councils and higher educational institutions to promote the work of yoga teachers across our Nation. Celia Roberts has achieved great results in the corporate sector for over two decades with a strong focus on Corporate Yoga, and Mindfulness education in the workplace. Celia is an engaging public speaker and well received conference presenter.
Celia has worked for corporate clients such as ABC Radio, Australian Federal Police, Clinical Forensic Medicine Unit, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (Japan), University of Queensland, Lifeline, Human Genetics Conference, Yoga Australia Conference and more.
Celia has previously worked as a volunteer for the national governing body of yoga in Australia, Yoga Australia in two leadership roles; the Queensland State Co-ordinator and Chair of The Yoga Australia Conference 2016. Celia has also been instrumental in the innovative field of yoga therapy within Australia, being a valued member of the AAYT committee 2014-15.
As a Senior Yoga Teacher, Celia is endorsed by:
- Yoga Australia
- Australian Integrative Medicine Association
- Meditation Australia