Having founded Subtle Energies as a clinic in 1993, Farida is a qualified Ayurveda Practitioner, a clinical Aromatherapist and teacher qualified in Aromatic medicine, Bowen Therapy Instructor, a Remedial Therapist and a Reflexologist. She has done her post Graduate studies (Ayurveda Nishnata) with world renowned Prof Dr P H Kulkarni (Ex Dean Ayurveda University, Pune, India). In October 2006, Farida was awarded her Ayurveda Parangat (Recognition of her work in Ayurveda) by the International Ayurveda Open University.
Farida is regarded as a pioneer in Ayurveda Aromatherapy. Through her clinical research and studies, she has combined the ancient sciences of Ayurveda with the science of Aromatherapy and has been successful in reviving this ancient branch using essential oils in Ayurveda. Her clinical research, her book, The Magic of Ayurveda Aromatherapy, and courses have received international recognition and awards, from Ayurveda, Aromatherapy, Reflexology and other health industries. The Australian Government has accredited her work as a Diploma and Certificate IV in Ayurveda Aromatherapy, which are nationally recognized qualifications.
She works in a holistic fashion combining her therapeutic skills together with energy balancing techniques, which enhance the healing process, bringing about a physical, mental, emotional equilibrium. She has worked for several years with cancer patients,chronic fatigue and stroke patients, giving them the strength to cope with the fears and emotions of the disease, building up their immunity and their subtle spiritual energies.
Farida spends her time speaking at International Conferences, teaching at her college based in Sydney, running her clinic, volunteer works and propagating the health sciences. Co-founding Ayurveda Yoga Australia, which holds the International Ayurveda & Yoga Conference, Farida is also responsible for bringing the Australian science of Bowtech, the original Bowen Therapy to India and Taiwan.
Farida continues to promote these sciences through her work and remains dedicated to helping and encouraging people to attain a well-balanced lifestyle on all levels.