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What We Do
IT’S OUR MISSION TO
give teens all over the world the tools and confidence
to shine from within.
Introducing our new book!
"Shine From Within; a teen girl's guide to life" is such a wonderful, well rounded book for teens. I work closely with teens and I see it first hand - life and growing up can be tough, but it doesn't have to be. This book is definitely something I would recommend every teenager read. It gives you tips, advice and courage to truly be confident in who you are!"Teigan Nash
About Shine From Within
I believe it takes a village to raise a child and it’s our mission to help girls realise just how bright they can shine.
I’ve been teaching teens since I was a teen myself and absolutely LOVE seeing our students embrace who they are and share their unique beauty with the world.
Our modern, wholistic training school…
Gives teen and tween girls the tools to shine from within through workshops, holiday courses, school-based programs, mother-daughter retreats, one-on-one coaching and our award-winning Youth Mentor Training, which trains women to create their own programs for youth in their communities. Based in South-east Queensland, Australia, we have taught thousands of girls and trained youth mentors in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.
We believe that when we are truly happy within ourselves then we will treat our body, mind and spirit with care and respect. We will eat healthy, nourishing foods, we will present ourselves beautifully to the world and will have the confidence to chase our dreams, blitz through job interviews and take care of the peope and world around us with pride.
Our Tweens Course is the first of it’s kind offering a modern, holistic approach which combines deportment subjects, wellness and self-discovery in a concise, fun way for girls aged 10-12 years old.
Our 2018 Tweens courses sold out weeks in advanced so book now for 2019! Click below to learn more + book.
Our Mother-Daughter Retreat is the perfect place to renew and strengthen the bond you have with your daughter, encourage your daughter to develop healthy lifestyle habits all in luxurious Noosa accomodation.
Our 2017 retreat was amazing. Bookings now open for 2019 click below to jump on the list.
We keep our Facebook Page events list up to date with our upcoming events + events from our trained youth mentors all over Australia and even some overseas.
mother of a Tweens Course student.
Meg, Jan 2015.
Personal Development Course student
(from our first ever course in 2013!).
Parent of a primary school student
Deborah Thomson, Kimberley College
Aimee Hodge, Noosa Civic
On The Blog
MEET GEORGIE. Georgie Stone grew up as a typical girl. Loved playing dress ups, picking flowers and dancing. She had long brown hair and insisted that she was a girl. Except, she wasn’t. She was born as a boy, George. After battling years of bullying, Georgie didn’t...
Fairy lights, flower crowns, music, food and sunshine. It was the perfect setting for a garden party. 6 years ago our director Amanda Rootsey ran her first Shine From Within, Personal Development course on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. So with the...
Muzoon Almellehan is one of nearly 5.3 million refugees who have been forced to flee Syria as a result of the civil war there. At just the age of 14 in 2013, Muzoon and her family packed everything into one small bag and left the big city. After fleeing the warzones,...
Shine From Within Youth Mentor Training
Shine From Within Youth Mentor Training will give you the tools to nurture, mentor and hold a space for teen girls. You will learn how to connect with teens on their level, craft workshops and courses that could change their lives and do it in a way that supports your needs, strengths and lifestyle. The business of running programs for teen girls will also be covered, ensuring that you can reach and support as many beautiful girls as you want to, in a variety of formats. You will gain the knowledge and tools to work with teens, mentor them and run successful, heart-centred workshops for them based on your strengths and passions.
Want to be a mentor too? Get our free quiz to see if you have what it takes!
Current insights, tips & research about teens from the front line for parents, educators and mentors.
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