We would like to dedicate this page to the many people who influence our lives, the people we find inspirational and those that may in some way be able to influence you and your life. It will be an ongoing list so check back often to see who else is here.

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Ger Lyons

Ger Lyons

Ger is a very powerful, gifted healer from Ireland. He carries a vast wealth of experience from a life of passionate exploration of the profound healing gift he was born with.Ger is a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, graduate of the Acupuncture Foundation of Ireland, studied and taught Shaolin Chi Kung and Tai Chi, set up and run an Acupuncture Clinic which became an accredited supervisory clinic for the Acupuncture Foundation in Ireland, trained in Pranic Energy Healing with the Institute of Inner Studies in Manila in the Philippines with Master Choa Kok Sui, he experienced, studied and researched psychic surgery.
He has also studied Bio-Energetic Healing, Quantum Energy Healing, Breathwork, Sacred Tantra, and he is a Reiki Master. In later years he has gained knowledge and experience from Hopi, Navaho, and Choctaw, Native American Shamanism, and also pre-Celtic Druidic traditions.


Russell and Jennifer Stark

The Starks initially taught in Brisbane where they are now teaching again, they were the first people to teach the Buteyko method in New Zealand and were instrumental in its development throughout several other countries by training more than a hundred new practitioners who teach the Buteyko techniques around the world.

They are good friends of The Beaches. Jen, Suzy & Marty had an historic Buteyko Teaching time together in New York with Barnett Weiss. Jennifer is considered to be one of the most highly respected Trainer/Practioners of the Buteyko method outside of Russia.The Starks have taught over 8000 people with breathing problems such as asthma, allergies, anxiety, blocked nose, insomnia, snoring, sleep apnoea, panic and hyperventilation attacks, as well as teaching in several clinical trials and studies.



Dr. Artour Rakhimov

* Author of one of the world’s largest website devoted to breathing retraining (
* Author of numerous YouTube videos (
* Buteyko breathing teacher (since 2002 up to now) and trainer
* Inventor of the Amazing DIY breathing device and numerous contributions to breathing retraining
* Health writer and health educator

Dr Ian Gawler


Dr. Ian Gawler

A well known advocate of self-help techniques and a healthy lifestyle, Dr Ian Gawler is one of Australia's most experienced and respected authorities on Mind-Body Medicine and meditation. With a gift for translating ancient wisdom into a modern context, Dr Gawler is the author of six bestselling books on self-help techniques and has edited another seven books on Mind-Body Medicine. His books have been translated into more than a dozen languages and his most recent book is "The Mind that Changes Everything".


Dr Ruth Gawler

Dr. Ruth Gawler

Dr Ruth Gawler is a General Practitioner with a specialised interest in Mind-Body Medicine and Psychiatry. Ruth believes that both healing and being healthy result from a process of integration, where integration involves the physical, psychological and spiritual aspects of life becoming more and more congruent, vibrant and connected. Ruth has a long-term interest in how the mind determines the choices we make, the reactions we have and the ways in which we process information and energy. Meditation, she believes is a way of getting to know your own mind and to use it more effectively



Ian Cameron

ian cameron

Tai Chi Master, musician, masseuse. Plays an assortment of instruments at Crystal Bowl & Sound Healing Meditation on Tuesdays.
Offers Tai Chi Massage $65
Ian holds 4 Tai Chi Classes weekly in Noosaville & Pomona, from beginner to advanced plus offers iindividual small group training;
 Contact him on 5442 4179 or 043 1340 297


Vince Halpin

Vince Halpin

Martial Artist, Acupuncturist, Pharmacist, Energy Medicine Practitioner, Essence Maker.
After pharmacy, Vince went on to study many different natural medicine modalities and approaches to health and healing including: Flower Essences, Herbal Medicine, Biochemistry, Nutritional Medicine, Iridology, Zone Therapy, Rolfing, Homeopathy, Touch For Health, Radionics, Kinesiology, Acupuncture and (with its various types, aspects and levels of chi) and BodyTalk.

Distant healing sessions &/or Personal Essence Formulas are available by mail order on request.

Please contact Vince for Application Form: PO Box 319 Tugun Qld 4224
Mobile: (61) 0412 482 363

Blossom Goodchild

Blossom Goodchild

Blossom Goodchild is a professional ‘direct voice’ channelling medium working with spirit and cosmic energies. She has been channelling the Native American Indian Spirit Energy ‘White Cloud’ for many years now and shares his messages of Unconditional Love by means of personal readings and group meetings. These meetings have been recorded and ‘White Cloud’s words transcribed and subsequently published in three books. ‘Walking in the Light and the Love’, ‘The Spirit of ‘White Cloud’ and ‘A New Dawn’.

In addition to ‘White Cloud’s guidance on how to live our lives to the fullest he has also given us, through Blossom , a series of guided meditations to help us tune in to our Higher Selves.

For more information on Blossom visit her web site at


Chris de Aboitiz

The Dog Man, Chris de Aboitiz, is renowned for bringing out the best relationship between dog and people. His passion to teach the art of reading dogs body language and sharing this with dog owners everywhere, makes him Australia's very own dog man.

Chris is an expert in canine body language and is able to tell you what they are thinking, then teaches you to use this knowledge with your dog to establish a balanced relationship between dog and human.


Andrew Harvey

Andrew Harvey is Founder Director of the Institute of Sacred Activism, an international organization focused on inviting concerned people to take up the challenge of our contemporary global crises by becoming inspired, effective, and practical agents of institutional and systemic change, in order to create peace and sustainability. Sacred Activism is a transforming force of compassion-in-action that is born of a fusion of deep spiritual knowledge, courage, love, and passion, with wise radical action in the world.

Jeremy Ball - Transformational Tours

Transformational Tours assists the children of Mother Earth in connecting more deeply with her and their hearts through journeys conducted in a reverential, compassionate and friendly spirit to sacred land, places and meeting with the wisdom holders of Mother Earth.

Steve O'Donnell

Steve is Suzy's brother and has been making world class surfboards for world class surfers, beginners and everyone in between for decades. He is one of the original Brookvale surfboard manufacturers, his product is known around the world and no self respecting surfboard collection is complete without one of Steve's boards.

You can contact Steve at O'Donnell Surfboards or give him a call on 0403 911 928. You can also check Steve out on Facebook





Mereki Beach

Yes, we gain inspiration from all our daughers. Mereki is a writer, musician and songstress. Her single 'Blue Lake' was by chance released on her Dads last earthly birthday, . You can check it out here Blue Lake Clip. You also need to check out her website and watch her showreel.



Joti May Beach

Joti is the linguistics master of our family and a member of Melbourne's famous 'Fandroids' dance troop. Joti deserves a mention on this page for just being the wonderful daughter and women she is.



Autumn and Family

Our eldest daughter, Autumn and husband Scott, and our grandsons Jack, Flynn and Ryker.

Leigh Joyce

Poetry pervades in Leighs subject matter and her paintings remind us that the world is a magical one, which we so often forget to embrace.
It is easy to find ourselves getting caught up in the mundane of day to day existence and complaints of life, I want people to have a little reminder of what a precious gift life is. Through my art I can remind people of the love and wonder of life; in the children and the beauty of nature, the music and the dance that overflow in my paintings

Cherry Bright

Cherry Llewellyn wants to make Noosa the Ukelele capitol of Australia. She has recently started a new beginner class for those who have NO previous music experience. Go Girls Lets Play the Ukelele! Uke'n play too. Yes we have some MEN in our new group. Interested, contact Cherry 0410 573 629.

Lama Lobsang Tendar

Tibetan Buddhist Monk, teacher, healer and artist, Lama Tendar was born in the Kham district, Eastern Tibet. At the age of 12 he became a monk in the Mahayana tradition. Over 21 years in Tibet, he studied and learnt the ancient Tibetan sacred arts of tantric chanting, prayer and meditation, and sacred Buddhist art.

Eliane Barben. The Gifts We Are Given

Eliane is the author of 'The Gifts We Are Given', she is a Natural Animal Therapist and an Intuitive & Life Coach.

What excites me the most about sharing The Gifts We are Given of my learning's with you, is that I know it will feed you with wisdom and motivation you need to live your best creative life.

For More Information or 0400 3926 44

Visit Eliane on FACEBOOK



Paul is a quirky artist that is also a good friend of Coolah Place.



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A unique blend of string instrumentalists keen to create some wonderful jazz melodies many of which have been lost in the annals of time

They are - Robert Roy McKeown on Mandolin - John Withers on Banjo - Brenda Withers - Bass Ukulele - Jo Simon - Vocals - Mark Seaman- Guitar