Sponsors & Exhibitors

We are pleased to recognise our extraordinary sponsors and partners

Platinum Sponsor

The Yoga Institute

The Yoga Institute specialises in providing comprehensive, authentic and inspiring Yoga Teacher Training, Yoga Therapy Training and Continuing Education for Yoga Teachers. We offer an educational experience that nurtures each student’s personal and professional understanding of yoga, developing the knowledge and skills to become a more effective and confident yoga teacher or yoga therapist. We’re excited about the conference and look forward to seeing you there. www.yogainstitute.com.au

GSA Insurance

GSA are here to protect you and do more than cover you for loss. Yoga Australia and GSA have partnered to develop an insurance solution tailored to your needs. Their happy Yoga members appreciate the competitive price, convenience and comprehensive coverage that GSA provides. www.gsaib.com.au/yoga

Gold Sponsor

Yoga King

Yoga King is a small family owned business operating since 2001, based in Brisbane, Australia. We are a leading provider of yoga and meditation products supplier (retail and wholesale) of Australia. www.yoga-king.com

Dru Australia

Dru Australia is a fresh-thinking group of individuals who aim to inspire a naturally healthier way of living. They are founded upon the ideal of making a positive contribution to the world so operate as a not-for-profit. Dru runs yoga and meditation teacher training courses and postgraduate studies plus workshops in Ayurveda, yoga dance and sound & mantra.  

Stretch Now Group supplies an excellent range of yoga props in the freshest and funkiest designs to commercial and home yoga studios all over the world. They use quality organic textiles and woven fabrics that not only look sensational but are made ethically and sustainably. When you choose Stretch Now, you can be assured our core values of care and respect flavour everything we do. We are more than an ‘add to basket’ organisation. When you deal with Stretch Now, you deal with real people who love what they do and whose customers receive their full attention, knowledge and courtesy. For props that pop – responsibly – think Stretch Now. http://www.stretchnow.com.au    

Sinclair + May is a female-led boutique commercial law firm based in Melbourne. They work predominantly with health and wellness businesses to provide practical, accessible advice and to ensure these businesses are legally healthy. Jessica, the director of Sinclair + May, established the firm in April 2015 with a view to practising law differently. Sinclair + May work on a fixed-fee basis and pride themselves on understanding the needs of small business in particular, and in adding real value to the businesses of their clients. Sinclair + May undertake a broad variety of legal work and can help with all aspects of running a business in the health and wellness industries, including intellectual property, employment law, food law, distribution and supply agreements, terms and conditions, risk management and business structuring.

Peter Caunt (Senior Director)  and Shamir Gupta (Senior Client Manager) are part of Imagine’s close knit team and are both passionate about yoga. They both have been practicing for many years. Shamir practices yoga and meditates on a daily basis and likes the benefit yoga gives to society. Peter is heavily involved in the industry and was on the Yoga Foundation Board for many years. He also practices yoga and meditates daily. His wife Rosie Caunt is a Yoga Teacher on the Northern Beaches of Sydney and has been teaching for many years. Peter and Shamir are thrilled to be able to combine their passion for yoga and helping small businesses, in particular yoga studios. They will be providing FREE Financial Health Checks at the conference and look forward to helping you grow your yoga studio. Imagine Accounting’s purpose is to make a genuine difference in the lives of our clients, their families and the broader community. We can help you build the kind of business that you’ve always dreamed of by helping you achieve more time, less tax, better cashflow and more impact.  http://www.imagineaccounting.com.au

Silver Sponsor

The Meditation Association of Australia

The Meditation Association of Australia (MA) is the national peak body representing meditation teaching in Australia, including setting standards, registering and representing meditation teachers and promoting continuing professional development and ethical conduct. We promote meditation as an integral part of life, support members of the public who practise or want to learn meditation and assist organisations wanting to incorporate meditation into their organisational culture. The Meditation Association of Australia is an incorporated not-for-profit association registered in Victoria and is also registered nationally with ASIC. MA is managed by a voluntary Board of Directors. www.meditationaustralia.org.au

Dr Polly McGee

Dr Polly McGee is an author, speaker, business strategist and urban yogi. As co-founder of Start-up Tasmania, she was voted one of the most influential people in Australian Start-ups, and continues to coach and advise dharmapreneurs globally how to scale their impact in the world through heart-centred business practice. Polly has united her work and her dedication to yoga in ‘The Good Hustle‘. This groundbreaking book is a manual for yoga teachers, yoga teacher trainers and spiritual seekers integrating Patanjali’s yoga sutras, the Bhagavad Gita’s roadmap for enlightenment and the teachings of Buddhism with sustainable business practice. ‘The Good Hustle’ will be launched in Melbourne at the Yoga Australia Conference with a special price for participants. http://www.pollymcgee.com

Bronze Sponsor

Phatmats

Phatmats provide vibrant, eco-friendly and durable fitness mats. And the best thing yet… you can to personalise or brand them!   Phatmats believe that every Australian should have access to healthy lifestyle choices. They aim to improve your life by promoting the benefits of healthy living and giving back to the community. Believing in quality products and excellent service – Phatmats commit to giving you the best of both. If you’re looking for something new and unique, Phatmats is the right place for you. (Phatmats is an online shop, both retail and wholesale. Based in Perth, Western Australia – delivering Australia wide) http://www.phatmats.com.au  

Rainbow Yoga

Rainbow Yoga is all about connection. The yoga that’s created is communal, interactive and fun! Rainbow Yoga celebrates life and brings people together! In Rainbow Yoga you connect with touch, massage, hugs, and dance and everyone moves together. The class is co-created in a magical way that creates a playful space for everybody to feel loved and nurtured.Rainbow Kids Yoga Teacher Trainings are a comprehensive certification in yoga and mindfulness practices for children and young people aged 2 to 18 years. Graduates are equipped with the tools to help children and young people connect to themselves, their family, at school and within their communities http://rainbowyogatraining.com/

Govinda Valley is a retreat project that has been enthusiastically serving the Australian and international community since 2006. Their aim is to provide a clean, safe and nurturing space for group events. Not only do they host clients from the yoga, meditation and wider spiritual community; they also welcome diverse social, community and business groups. Govinda Valley can arrange a conference or commercial event with a difference – one that is vested in good health and well-being. https://www.govindavalley.com.au/  

Media Partner

Wellbeing Magazine

Wellbeing Magazine is Australia’s most comprehensive online natural therapy guide featuring natural health articles, events, practitioner listings and courses. www.wellbeing.com.au

Australian Yoga Life

Australian Yoga Life magazine features content which is sourced from practicing Australian yogis. For information about: yoga retreats, yoga schools, yoga teachers, teacher training, asana, yoga products and services plus more. www.ayl.com.au

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

If your company is interested in sponsoring the 2018 Yoga Australia Conference this year, we’d love to hear from you. Send us a quick email and we’ll get right back to you with some more information and our sponsorship brochure