Julie Smerdon is a writer, storyteller, international yoga teacher, 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 her studio, 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 perennial student and 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 Baptiste Power and Anusara yoga, Julie’s extensive knowledge of biomechanics and therapeutics has led to her work with Cricket Australia. She has been featured in Australian Yoga Journal, Australian Yoga Life, and InStyle Magazine.