Stuart Watkins is a yoga teacher, holistic life coach, and health and wellness expert based in Perth, Western Australia. Stuart is known for his inspirational style of teaching that incorporates both eastern spiritual philosophy and western techniques for mental, physical, and spiritual transformation.
Cameron Watkins is an allied health professional. He currently works in Perth as a physiotherapist and is working with his brother on their latest project, the Flow Festival.He also likes to play the drums.
[2:09] – Stuart talks about his family and his current work projects.
[2:47] – Stuart initially started personal training and explains how he found yoga.
[3:53] – Stuart had left Australia to travel to Toronto, he explains this is where he got deeper into yoga where he was exposed to a dynamic wellness scene.
[4:37] – Stuart touches on the Flow Festival.
[5:20] – Stuart explains that yoga isn’t for everyone and at their Flow Festival they employ other meditative practices and other nutritional practices. He also explains that the Flow Festival is also about including indigenous Australians.
[7:01] – Stuart explains his passion and what drives him… to be of service to others
[8:21] – Cam talks about his profession in physio and how he is grateful that he gets to help heal one people on a personal level and in an authentic way
[9:57] – Cam explains how through the Flow Festival he gets to expose to society something that they have yet to experience or encounter through their lives.
[12:16] – Cam explains how he and his brother would play music together when they were younger and how it’s been interesting them working together with music from their Flow Festival.
[15:09] – Cam explains the idea behind the Flow Festival and how it brings together various disciplines, e.g. yoga, chiropractic or physio, energetic healers, nutrition, etc. He also explains how the Flow Festival is unifying the different disciplines rather than it being about which one is right or wrong.
[17:10] – Cam explains that the ‘ideal’ audience for Flow Festival is for everyone and anyone and could appeal to a wide audience. It’s a completely different type of festival to what people are used to so he suggests going in with an open mind and embracing the uniqueness.
[20:53] – The Watkins brothers explain how the Flow Festival feels like a movement in itself and hope to host the festival again next year (2018)
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