Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S 

Bachelor of Business Griffith University

Double Major in Event Management / Music Industry Studios

220hrs Kundalini Yoga Instructor KRI Certified


350hrs Yoga Instructor (Hatha, Vinyasa, Iyenga, Kundalini) with the Yoga & Integrative Medicine Institute - YIMI & Celia Roberts


First Aid & CPR 


Responsible Management of Licensed Venues and Responsible Service of Alcohol

QLD Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation

Registered Member Yoga Australia


2012 - Now   Business Strategist and Website Designer with awesome humans, like you.

I help people build their business from a glimmer of an inspiration into a success story for themselves, and humanity.

2020 Kundalini & Yoga Teacher on Tamborine Mountain

Weekly classes and monthly retreats for the cosmic spiritual seekers.

2017 - 19 Co-Director at Graceful Women

Co-founded the Graceful Women Podcast

Co-founded the Shakti Shop

Co-wrote and produced the Graceful Business Course

Co-founded the Graceful Women T-Shirt line for graceful yogis

2015 - 19 Supported my husband Forbes to establish, build and become epically successful in his business Taco Fiesta - Brisbane Mexican Street Food. We'd do markets, events and private parties all over South East Queensland. Our biggiest gig was Brisbane Festival in 2015 and 2019.

2015 - 17 Co-Creator at Beach Lane

Our family owned Melbourne Bayside based community space - studios, boutique, garden and cafe. 

Community developer, website and social media developer, festivals, event and workshops curator.

2016 - 17 Founded and Co-Presented the Beach Lane Podcast 


2012 - 15 Co-founded Bird Gallery and Studio

An underground entertainment / arts gallery in Brisbane City.

Curated exhibitions, established ongoing performance arts shows and worked with event producers to develop their shows in our studio.


2013-15 Bar Manager and Event Manager at Room 60

Entertainment / arts bar in Kelvin Grove, Queensland. Continued the development and management of ongoing entertainment shows in music, literacy, visual art and cinema as well as the management of the bar.


2010-15 Merch for Bands at Live Gigs in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

Goyte, Darwin Deez, Dead Letter Circus, Rook.. to name a few.

2010-15 Student Career Counsellor with The Bears Team

Helping year 9, 10, 11, 12 and University students and their families through subject selection and career pathways.

2010-13 Live Music Curator

Room 60 and various venues in Brisbane


2012 Team Leader for Volunteers

Bluesfest, Byron Bay


2009/10 - 10/11 Stage Manager

Woodford Folk Festival, The Grand


2011 Co-Produced Creepshow at the Hi-Fi in West End with Crutey from Saltar Hype

2010 Co-Produced Rock The Valley Music Festival at the Step Inn in Fortitude Valley with Crutey from Saltar Hype

2010 Balcony TV Host

Live Music Online TV Show, Brisbane


2006-10 Managed Legal Firms and the Property Settlements Department for Prime Legals during the 2007 - 10 Brisbane property boom.

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Queensland, Australia

Brisbane, Gold Coast and Tamborine Mountain



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