This ongoing process of learning is what provides the fresh insights that inspire her work. Additional recent studies and workshops have included Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga with Sadie Nardini; Applied Anatomy for Yoga Teachers and Management of Injuries with Nancy Braithwaite; Journey to the Heart of Yoga with Yogrishi Vishvketu; plus workshops with Neville Cregan, Bill Wood and Caroline Lang.
She has studied at Mette’s Institute in Queensland, Australia. Having completed the ‘Intensive Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Bodywork and Healing’ course plus the ‘Advanced Bodywork’ course she has studied full body massage; Huna energy balance systems, using the Polynesian energy points of the body; Huna philosophy & meditation for healing and relaxation; pregnancy massage; Polynesian floor work; joint and bone massage.
Julie returned to Mette’s Institute in 2012 to complete the ‘Rites of Passage’ course which focuses on deepening the understanding of the connection between body, mind and spirit. Including deep tissue work and working with the emotional releases which may occur during massages.
As part of her continued development Julie had the honour to train with Papa K, Hawaiian Kupuna (elder), on the Big Island, Hawaii. This training included Lomi Lomi massage, Hawaiian herbal medicine, Breath of Ha (ancient Hawaiian healing system), body reading and adjustments.