Julie Smerdon is a writer, storyteller, international yoga teacher, and perennial student who has been sharing yoga, meditation and inspiration since 2002. Privileged to have studied under master teachers in both yoga and meditation, Julie offers these practices as a means to empower, connect, and inspire people to cultivate a richer, more conscious experience of life. With her trademark warmth, humour and enthusiasm Julie presents these concepts in a masterful style that blends strong technique with perceptive insights that ignite the soul.
Julie has led Shri Yoga into the forefront of the Australian yoga scene as the ultimate destination for world-class yoga and meditation education and teacher development. A teacher’s teacher, Julie’s trainings have produced some of Brisbane’s best-loved instructors. In addition to her own trainings, Julie is widely known for bringing some of the top teachers in the world to Australia to share their wisdom.
Having earned certifications in both Power and Anusara yoga, Julie’s extensive knowledge of biomechanics and therapeutics has led to her ongoing work with Cricket Australia. Her work has been featured in Australian Yoga Journal, Australian Yoga Life, and InStyle Magazine.
Currently Julie teaches weekly classes and teacher training in Brisbane, Australia as well as retreats, workshops and events worldwide.