Wellness Forum: Back Is The New Black

Wellness Forum: Back Is The New Black

Tue, 24 May 2022
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"Our spines are like the trunk of a tree. Without a trunk, the tree has no support, no strength and no conduit for the supply of nutrients (or in the case of the spine - nerve signals)" - Jax Pax, How Yoga Really Works

To celebrate ATMS Natural Medicine Week and Spinal Health Week, we are bringing together some of the best to share their wisdom, across a range of complementary health therapies, on spinal health. 

You will learn different approaches to incorporate into your holistic health routine to manage your back concerns, and how they may work alongside each other to provide personalised support.

Join us for an evening of helpful tips to support your spinal health, improve posture and prevent future health problems. We've got your back.

This is a perfect opportunity to gain an understanding of how different therapies that may assist you. Giving you insights on what is available and even consider trying a few yourself with our experienced practitioners.

𝗙𝗲𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝗧𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗽𝗶𝗲𝘀:

We will close the evening with a short Q&A, where you can ask any of our SoulAdvisor practitioners your burning questions.

Whether you're just getting started on your holistic health journey or have been looking to explore ways to support your wellness concerns, our educational and uplifting evening is sure to provide new insights for improving your wellbeing.


Stay to the end of our event for the chance to be in the draw to win a $150 voucher to spend on holistic treatments across our SoulAdvisor community.

Our practitioner panel:

Sam McCarthy, Osteopath with over 29 years of clinical experience, with a strong interest in the field of pain medicine and the insights it is providing into acute and chronic pain.

Judi Gaal, Bowen therapist with more than 25 years experience, specialising in lower back pain, frozen shoulders, arthritis, menstrual problems, knee and muscular pain.

Graham Carruthers, Traditional Chinese Medicine therapist who has been practising acupuncture since 1975.  Issues he treats include seasonal problems such as cold and flu, digestive and energy issues, female hormonal cycle issues including endocrine imbalances, muscular skeletal issues as well as obesity and related issues, including diabetes.

Andrijana Miler, an integrative body therapist with extensive experience in remedial massage. She has worked for more than 15 years in private practice as well as part of a team with physiotherapists, osteopaths and psychotherapists.

Alice Bullivant, an integrative complementary medicine therapist and holistic kinesiologist who uncovers stress patterns in the body. She treats mental health issues including anxiety and depression, headaches and migraines and various forms of pain and emotional blockages.

Jo Hafey, Shiatsu therapist for over 25 years. She integrates her clinical sessions with her extensive knowledge and experience from her studies in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) - Acupuncture, Shiatsu Therapy, Oki-Do Yoga, Traditional Chinese Herbs and Aromatherapy, with Western Sciences - Physical Education, Health, Wellbeing, Movement & Dance.

Register online now to get your FREE Virtual Pass for Tuesday 24 May from 5:30 to 7:00pm AEST, and be in the draw to win $150 towards your holistic wellness goals.

Hosts and facilitators



SoulAdvisor is an emerging global health and wellness company founded in Australia that offers access to a growing collective of qualified practitioners. SoulAdvisor’s purpose is to be a global facilitator of health and wellness through access, education and advancement of traditional and complementary therapies.

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