Louise Kiddell

Yoga Teacher and Nature and Forest Therapy Guide in Sydney, Australia

Louise Kiddell

Yoga Teacher and Nature and Forest Therapy Guide in Sydney, Australia

Hello and Welcome,

I am the founder of Barefoot Wellbeing (full website coming soon), a provider of integrative wellbeing experiences in movement, mindfulness and nature connection.

I have professional qualifications and experience in Medical Science, Environmental Conservation, International and Community Development, Yoga Teaching and Nature and Forest Therapy Guiding.

Barefoot Wellbeing combines modern health science with ancient wisdom to heal and regenerate individuals and communities and their relationships with the natural world.

My services include:

Nature and Forest Therapy Guiding - There is now a large, robust body of research that demonstrates what we have always known intuitively: that time in nature is good for us. Nature or Forest Therapy is informed by the Japanese practice of "shinrin yoku," or "forest bathing." Studies have demonstrated a wide array of health benefits, especially in the cardiovascular and immune systems, and for stabilising and improving mood and cognition. I lead guided walks in Sydney and surrounds.

Little Green Tribe - a play-based nature connection program for urban children. We use time-honoured mentoring practices of storytelling, artful questioning, bushcraft, games and song to connect children and families with nature and each other.

Customised workshops for corporate team building - nature connection and culture repair arise together. The programs i offer aim to create cultures of deep support among participants for each other's experiences, which are often profound. This can help to foster trust, empathy, deep listening and resilience in diverse teams. Contact me to customise a team building experience for your staff.

Yoga - private, outdoor classes and mentoring. I believe yoga should be made to suit the individual and take into account the unique starting point and circumstance of each student. I also teach private and studio classes at Cammeray Yoga and Living Flow Yoga Ashfield.

  • Work
    • Barefoot Wellbeing
  • Education
    • University of Sydney
    • The Yoga Institute
    • Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides
    • Deakin University