Keith's Wellness Practitioner Services
Hillside, Victoria, Australia
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Keith's Wellness Practitioner Services
Hillside, Victoria, Australia
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About

Keith is a wellness practitioner who is passionate about teaching others how to calm their chattering mind using practices that are sustainable for their body. He has been teaching yoga, meditation, Tai Chi and Qigong for over 20 years and is a qualified counsellor and life coach. While his clients range from teenagers to seniors, he specialises in working with adults aged 40+. His primary areas of expertise are in postural work, relaxation through guided meditations, and intertwining Tai Chi and ... Qigong through Shibashi. Keith has been studying and practising different methods of developing strength in his body and mind for almost 50 years, initially starting with karate and later progressing to yoga, Tai Chi and Qigong. He trained with the Australian Academy of Tai Chi up to level 10 and has trained with a number of Qigong masters including Grand Master Chen Fei, Master Leng, Grand Master Jack Lim and Master Daryll Mitchel. In 2008, after intensive training with Master Daryll Mitchel, he completed a Medical Qigong Master Teachers certificate course. After training in yoga with Gita Yoga, Mangala Yoga and Jani Baker throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Keith completed the 200 hour yoga teacher training with The Australian Yoga Teachers Network in 2000. He also completed a 12 month 200 hour meditation teachers certificate with Jani Baker (now known as Swami Shantananda) in 1997. A lifelong learner, Keith completed the Certificate IV in Life Coaching in 2008, the Diploma of Counselling in 2016, and more recently has been undertaking further online study in Qigong through Sounds True and Udemy. Keith has previously worked as a Tai Chi and Qigong teacher with the Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS) and as a yoga instructor with Brimbank City Council, YMCA Brunswick Baths and the Australian College of Classical Yoga. Keith welcomes you to join him for education, exercise, meditation and to be energised. Read more

Languages

English

Therapies

Membership of professional associations

  • The Tai Chi Association of Australia: TCAA

Education and training

Diploma of Counselling - The Change Academy Certificate IV in Life Coaching - The Life Coaching Institute Meditation Teachers Certificate - Tranquil Life Centre Certificate in Medical Qigong - The International College of Intuitive Sciences Australian Yoga Teachers Network Training Course

Holds a relevant Working With Children Check

Yes

Working hours (GMT+11:00) Melbourne

Monday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Keith Smoult’s studio location

Hillside, Victoria 3037 Australia

Exact location will be provided after booking

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COVID-19 recommendations Prior to making your in person booking with your practitioner, please ensure that you discuss their obligations and compliance regarding the prevention of the spread of COVID-19. Learn more

Discovery call session

A discovery call will provide an opportunity to ask questions and gain an understanding about your current challenges, goals and pain points. ... This is a key opportunity for us to start building a relationship and understand how I may be able to assist you. You can also learn more about my expertise and knowledge, the success I have had in helping others with similar issues, and consider whether my offerings will be able to meet your needs. Ultimately, a discovery call helps to determine if there is a good fit and we can decide if we would like to take the next steps together. Read more

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This is a one time free session

15 min

FREE

Tai Chi and Qigong (Private session)

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art and health practice. In China and Taiwan, you will often see many people practising forms or Tai Chi, ... particularly in the morning around sunrise when the Qi (energy) is strong. It can be used to: help get motivated in preparation for the day ahead strengthen and invigorate the whole body, particularly the legs, which are our foundation gently stretch and strengthen muscles, ligament and tendons release stuck or stagnant Qi and any tension in the muscles promote energy flow. Qigong is a key component of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and is a system of health practices intended to prevent disease as well as restore wellness in those who are ill. The word ‘Qi’ denotes ‘vital energy’ while ‘Gong’ is translated as ‘skill attained through effort’. The practices of Tai Chi and Qigong are sometimes intertwined, such as in the forms of Shibashi and its 18 postures. Keith teaches Shibashi one-on-one, both in person or online via Zoom. Read more

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In person

1 hr

100 AUD

Learn how to meditate (Private session)

Keith has been a qualified meditation teacher since 1997 and his knowledge has continued to grow and evolve since this time. In these sessions, ... he shares his knowledge of: practising moving meditation, incorporating his knowledge from karate katas and Tai Chi forms a more deep mindfulness meditation, where being mindful during our daily actions is practised. Keith’s one-on-one sessions can be focussed on learning to incorporate meditation into your daily life or relaxing guided meditations - whichever is your preference. These can be held in person or online via Zoom. Read more

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In person

1 hr

100 AUD

Hatha yoga for seniors (Private session)

Keith is available for one-on-one hatha yoga sessions which are customised to your needs. Hatha yoga is a gentle practice that achieves balance ... through dedicated poses, breathing and meditation. It can be modified to be done from a chair if required. Specialising in postural work for older adults, Keith can help you with an appropriate practice to take home to apply on a daily basis. These one-on-one sessions can be held in person or online via Zoom. Read more

Online
In person

1 hr

100 AUD

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