Know yourself.

Grow yourself.

Empowerment Through Self-Discovery and Personal Growth.

What we do

Helping you live a happier,
more purposeful life.

Are you tired of sleep walking through life? Can you imagine feeling more centred, connected and confident?


  • Step into the rhythm of your own existence and discover the beauty of harmony, progression and purpose.
  • As you align with the natural flow of life, obstacles dissolve and opportunities abound.
  • Find your purpose with the currents of possibility where each action merges into the next, propelling you towards your highest aspirations.


  • Embrace Joy, Adventure, and Unforgettable Moments.
  • Rediscover the vibrant essence of life as you immerse yourself in moments of pure joy and exhilarating adventure.
  • From exploring new horizons to savouring simple pleasures, let laughter be your soundtrack and excitement be your compass.


  • Break barriers, embrace possibilities, and live authentically. Cast off the shackles of limitation and embrace the boundless expanse of possibility that awaits.
  • True confidence is found in the courage to be authentically yourself, unfettered by societal expectations or self-imposed constraints.
  • Embrace the power of choice as you carve your own path, fearlessly pursuing your dreams and honouring the unique essence that defines you.

Meet Your Mentors

Layne Beachley AO

7x World Surfing Champion & Mental Wellness Advocate:

An iconic figure in the world of surfing, Layne brings her unique insights to Awake Academy. As a 7-time World Surfing champion, she knows the importance of mental resilience, determination, and overcoming challenges. Her journey from adversity to greatness has inspired her to guide others on their path to authenticity and empowerment.

Tess Brouwer

CEO of Awake Academy, Practitioner of Positive Psychology & Wellbeing:

Tess Brouwer, a corporate athlete and mental wellness mentor, complements Layne’s expertise with her deep understanding of corporate dynamics and mental wellbeing. With a background in rebuilding her life from a life changing spinal cord and brain injury plus her extensive experience as a senior executive, Tess specialises in fostering resilience, mental fitness, and effective communication within corporate and home environments.

Our courses

Live a life by design, not default.

We give people practical tools and strategies taken from multiple philosophies that let people take ownership of who they are and who they want to be.

Own Your Truth

Online Wellness Toolkit

Your customised life MBA! A life tested approach to living life by design. This immersive program blends lived and learned experiences with practical tips and tools to boost your confidence and live a more purposeful life.

Resilience Mindset

Online Wellness Course

A 45min High intensity interval training session for your mind to silence negativity, shatter limiting beliefs, adopt a positive mindset and embrace self-care, boosting your ability to withstand adversity and bounce back from challenges.

Business Solutions

Customised Courses

We give companies and their employees practical tools and strategies taken from multiple philosophies that let people take ownership of who they are and who they want to be.

"There is nobody better placed to help you awaken all that you are capable of than Layne Beachley. One of the many great strengths of this program is the vulnerability of Layne's reflections and the thoughtfulness of the exercises and practices she has curated, aimed at allowing you to safely explore your own. I highly recommend this course to anyone looking to deepen their understanding of self, and drive greater congruence between their internal and external worlds" 

Holly Ransom

CEO, Emergent

Social hub

Join a safe social environment.

Where like-minded individuals can connect, share experiences, and support each other in their journeys of self-discovery and personal growth.

“This course allowed me to truly see myself for who I am at this present time and to actually celebrate how far I’ve come. While also allowing me to see what needed to be healed and released, and to allow this process in a safe space. This was a wonderful, transformative experience, and I am so grateful to have been a part of it.”