Rowena wishes to congratulate you on taking the journey to create the best version of you! Rowena is a Health Coach with a passion for gut health, mind-body medicine and working with clients with disordered eating. She also loves to consult in general naturopathy. Rowena believes strongly in an integrated, holistic approach to wellness, drawing upon various modalities and techniques.
Rowena’s journey to health was a huge one. She suffered from an eating disorder for 10 years, developed rheumatoid arthritis and her life took a turn when she was hospitalized with a bleeding colon and told she had Crohn’s disease. This was her biggest wakeup call and forced her to change her life and her relationship with herself. It turned out to be her greatest blessing, as she is now thriving, wakes up smiling every day, and gets to follow her path helping YOU do the same!
She has advanced diplomas in naturopathy, nutrition and herbal medicine, as well as diplomas in remedial massage and meditation. Rowena is coming to completion of upgrading her qualifications to a Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy), and has aspirations to complete honors, followed by a PhD.
Rowena has been in the health industry since 2000 and is additionally trained in Neuro Emotional technique (NET), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Dry Needling, Ayurvedic Medicine and numerous other modalities, all of which she draws upon during her consultations. She is also an advanced Raw Food Chef, trained by award winning culinary chef Matthew Kenney.
Rowena is an internationally respected yoga instructor and trainer with 14 years experience. She heads the nutrition department for various international yoga teacher trainings and lectures on nutrition, hydration and the mind-body connection.
Rowena is also a key note speaker and culinary chef at various national and international events including The Real Food Revolution, The Vegan Festival and Wanderlust Festival.
She is the author of the international best-selling book "The Joy of Real Food" and has been featured on Hay House Radio -USA, Australian Life Yoga Journal, Yoke Magazine, Conscious Living Magazine, Herbal Collective Magazine, Arbiter News-New York, Complete Wellbeing Magazine, Midday and Telegraph newspapers -India, and has appeared on CNN and Good Morning Australia.
Rowena is a guest writer for complete wellbeing magazine, her most recent article being "Nutrition for anxiety and depression.” She is an ambassador for various health and wellness companies including E3live, Yoke Magazine, Anahata Yoga Wear and Orange, Oranges -vegan accessories.
Rowena has personally worked with various celebrities including Jessica from the aria winning band "The Veronica’s”; Missy Higgins; Olympic sports stars Lauren Hewitt, Melissa Woo; and Tennis players Alicia Molik and Nathan Healey. She also worked with numerous Bollywood stars during her time living in India.
Rowena has a bubbly personality, and she brings this energy, combined with a dedicated, thorough approach, to her consultations. She is excited to become a part of your journey - to create the new you!
Education & Certifications
Bachelor of Health Science: Naturopathy, 2017
Paramount college of Natural Therapies
- Advanced Diploma Clinical Nutrition, 2012
Australian Institute of Applied Science
- Certified Neuro Emotional Technique (NET) Practitioner
- Advanced Plant Based Chef:
Matthew Kenney Culinary
- Yoga Instructor:
BYCOI, Shivananda, Yin
Rowena is based in Australia and has 60 available client spots.