Dr Shaun Matthews Holistic Medical Practitioner & Ayurveda and Yoga Therapist
M.B., B. Ch. (National University of Ireland),
Cert. Ayu Med (Gujarat, India),
Cert. Yoga Teacher Training (Bihar, India),
Cert. Somatic Integration, Cert. Iridology. Cert. Astrology.
Dr. Shaun Matthews is a medical doctor who has also trained in Ayurveda, Yoga and meditation. Early in his medical career, Shaun worked in India. While he was there, he was exposed to Tibetan medicine and Ayurveda. He returned to India to study Ayurveda at the Gujarat Ayurved University. Shaun also studied Yoga at the Bihar School of Yoga under the guidance of Swami Niranjan.
Shaun is the Founder and Coordinator of the Ayurvedic Medicine Department at Nature Care College in Sydney and has become one of Australia’s foremost Ayurveda educators. He coordinates and co-teaches the two year Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultants course.
Shaun has written extensively on Ayurvedic nutrition is the author of two books:
- The Art of Balanced Living – The right diet and lifestyle for your body type (Finch Publishing 2005)
- Journeys in Healing – How others have triumphed over disease and disability (Finch Publishing 2003)
Shaun was on the organising committee of the international Ayurveda and Yoga conferences held in Sydney in 2006 and 2009. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Indian Medicine(Ayurveda) in Pune, India.
He has also done extensive training in various complementary medicine therapies including somatic or body-oriented psychotherapy, massage, iridology, Reiki, and reflexology which he uses to inform my work with patients.
Shaun Matthews grew up in the eastern suburbs and is a keen surfer.