Trish David is a highly experienced educator whose teaching style has been described as inclusive, inquiry based, and collaborative. As a Yoga therapist, Yoga teacher and counsellor, Trish has been a volunteer Community Activities Leader at Cancer Council, undertaking targeted small group Yoga therapy since 2015. Trish has also worked as a Lifeline Crisis Worker.
Trish has been an educator and practising Yoga for over twenty-five years. She has conducted group classes and one to one sessions since 2007. She is a registered senior yoga teacher with Yoga Australia. In addition Trish is also a registered Yoga therapist with IAYT, AAYT, and Yoga Australia. She is also registered with the Australian Counselling Association and the Queensland College of Teachers
In 2013, Trish David completed a Master of Education and undertook research into stress, health and Yoga. She is currently undertaking further studies in rehabilitation through Griffith University’s Allied Health Department. She works with school staff and delivers small group and Yoga-based wellbeing sessions and workshops. Trish has taught Yoga in primary and high schools for students and staff for over 12 years and has facilitated Yoga sessions for young people with disability.
Trish has completed two registered Yoga therapy trainings – a Post-Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy that included an internship in India and a Graduate Certificate in Yoga Therapy. Prior to that she did two comprehensive yoga teacher trainings, along with pre and post-natal Yoga trainings, a Children’s Yoga course and a Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology. She has also trained in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and has completed the MBCT course. She is a qualified Mental Health First Aider. Trish has had articles published in Australian Yoga Life magazine and Yoga Today.
“I really enjoyed Trish’s depth of expertise and her ability to engage a group using online technologies. It really showed me the power of yoga for enhancing presence and calmness in challenging times”– Sally Denning, GCYT Melbourne Graduate 2020
“Trish is amazing and her knowledge and experience as well as in the way she changed the module to online teaching. To get all of this content in and still take good care of us all so I was able to leave inspired, tired, happy and not exhausted. Even four days later I’m still highly motivated and haven’t stopped researching and learning.”– Natja Wunsch, GCYT Melbourne Graduate 2020
“Trish David’s knowledge on all things is amazing and because of this there is a real richness to the content. She is measured when answering questions, clear and concise and the topic was really accessible. Trish is very nurturing and no question was a stupid question and she makes you feel valued. She was really helpful when I emailed her with questions and replied super quickly which I really appreciated. She is approachable and down to earth which makes dealing with her so easy. A fantastic lecturer.”– Mary Rollo, GCYT Melbourne Graduate 2021