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Taekwondo Olympic Gold Medalist, Keynote & Workshop Facilitator

Dr Lauren Burns OAM was one of only three Australian women to win an individual Olympic Gold Medal, along with Cathy Freeman and Susie O’Neill. Lauren made history at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, claiming Gold in taekwondo. Her amazing triumph at the Sydney Games achieved against the odds – requiring enormous discipline, commitment, perseverance and teamwork.

The nation watched as Lauren’s victory brought the Australian public and Olympic crowd to its feet. Before her Olympic win, few people knew that Lauren was 12 times Australian Champion and had achieved a string of international titles including numerous medals at world championship level. Lauren’s gold medal has put Australia on the map as a major international competitor for the sport of Taekwondo.

 More about Dr Lauren Burns:

Since the Sydney Olympics, Lauren has emerged as one of the most successful Olympians from these Games. She is one of Australia’s most sought after speakers and has spoken to over 300,000 people since the Games.

Lauren continues to travel the country conducting presentations and workshops. Specialising in lifestyle, mindset and human performance, she conducts programs and individual coaching sessions with select clients. She is involved with Gold Medal Ready program with the Australian Institute of Sport. She also sits on the Scholarship Selection Committee for the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.

Lauren enjoys a variety of commitments; she is married with 2 beautiful children, she completed her PhD on lifestyle and mindsets of elite athletes. Her work won the Vice Chancellor’s Prize for Research Impact and has been published in high impact peer-reviewed journals.

Lauren’s autobiography, Fighting Spirit was listed in the Sydney Morning Herald as the number one best selling sports book. Her latest book Food from a Loving Home, a collection of vegetarian recipes is a sharing of her favourite recipes. In it, she shares her knowledge about creating tasty wholesome and exciting meals, along with home remedies and kitchen cupboard cures using ingredients found in any kitchen.

Dr Lauren Burns talks about:

Dr Lauren Burns is a passionate, engaging and down to earth presenter. Her energy and optimism is contagious and will leave your audience inspired and motivated. Lauren is a true story teller, with the gift of transforming her stories into practical strategies for her audience to implement immediately. For decades, Lauren has been conducting keynotes and workshops tailored specifically to her audience.

Lauren is currently delivering in-person and virtual presentations to a diverse range of audiences. She has a PhD in Athlete Lifestyle and Mindset, and works closely with the Australian Institute of Sport both with the Gold Medal Ready program and with their research institute. A best-selling author, Lauren has written two books – Fighting Spirit and Food from a Loving Home. She also writes nutritional wholefood menu plans for a Melbourne childcare centre, conducts 1:1 executive level coaching and enjoys running a busy family.

Lauren links stories from her Olympic journey, and her understanding as a health professional, with practical strategies for your staff and organisation.

•          Holistic lifestyle strategies to drive real change and impact

•          Challenge and support to grow and stretch

•          Simplifying and setting for success – in work and in life

•         Sharing joy and delight in creating delicious and nutritious food and meal-planning strategies

•          Values based goal setting and planning

WHAT CAN BE IMAGINED, CAN BE ACHIEVED

•          Transforming stories into practical life strategies

•          Audience participation with fun taekwondo moves and an audience member breaking a board on stage

ACTIVE TAEKWONDO WORKSHOP

•          Fun and interactive taekwondo workshop

•          All participants break boards

•          Links to personal purpose

HIGH VIBE LIVING –BE YOUR BEST SELF

•          Performance, Mindset, Relationships, Lifestyle

•          Strategies to structure, balance and energise

•          Grow and Stretch, leaning in to discomfort

•          Importance of interpersonal relationships for wellbeing, stress and performance

TOPICS

•          Motivation

•          Resilience

•          Relationships and Connection

•          Wellbeing

•          Lifestyle & Mindset

•          Strategic planning and Goal Setting

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Dr Lauren Burns OAM

Taekwondo Olympic Gold Medalist, Keynote & Workshop Facilitator

Quick Contact

Dr Lauren Burns OAM

Taekwondo Olympic Gold Medalist, Keynote & Workshop Facilitator

Dr Lauren Burns OAM was one of only three Australian women to win an individual Olympic Gold Medal, along with Cathy Freeman and Susie O’Neill. Lauren made history at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, claiming Gold in taekwondo. Her amazing triumph at the Sydney Games achieved against the odds – requiring enormous discipline, commitment, perseverance and teamwork.

The nation watched as Lauren’s victory brought the Australian public and Olympic crowd to its feet. Before her Olympic win, few people knew that Lauren was 12 times Australian Champion and had achieved a string of international titles including numerous medals at world championship level. Lauren’s gold medal has put Australia on the map as a major international competitor for the sport of Taekwondo.

 More about Dr Lauren Burns:

Since the Sydney Olympics, Lauren has emerged as one of the most successful Olympians from these Games. She is one of Australia’s most sought after speakers and has spoken to over 300,000 people since the Games.

Lauren continues to travel the country conducting presentations and workshops. Specialising in lifestyle, mindset and human performance, she conducts programs and individual coaching sessions with select clients. She is involved with Gold Medal Ready program with the Australian Institute of Sport. She also sits on the Scholarship Selection Committee for the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.

Lauren enjoys a variety of commitments; she is married with 2 beautiful children, she completed her PhD on lifestyle and mindsets of elite athletes. Her work won the Vice Chancellor’s Prize for Research Impact and has been published in high impact peer-reviewed journals.

Lauren’s autobiography, Fighting Spirit was listed in the Sydney Morning Herald as the number one best selling sports book. Her latest book Food from a Loving Home, a collection of vegetarian recipes is a sharing of her favourite recipes. In it, she shares her knowledge about creating tasty wholesome and exciting meals, along with home remedies and kitchen cupboard cures using ingredients found in any kitchen.

Dr Lauren Burns talks about:

Dr Lauren Burns is a passionate, engaging and down to earth presenter. Her energy and optimism is contagious and will leave your audience inspired and motivated. Lauren is a true story teller, with the gift of transforming her stories into practical strategies for her audience to implement immediately. For decades, Lauren has been conducting keynotes and workshops tailored specifically to her audience.

Lauren is currently delivering in-person and virtual presentations to a diverse range of audiences. She has a PhD in Athlete Lifestyle and Mindset, and works closely with the Australian Institute of Sport both with the Gold Medal Ready program and with their research institute. A best-selling author, Lauren has written two books – Fighting Spirit and Food from a Loving Home. She also writes nutritional wholefood menu plans for a Melbourne childcare centre, conducts 1:1 executive level coaching and enjoys running a busy family.

Lauren links stories from her Olympic journey, and her understanding as a health professional, with practical strategies for your staff and organisation.

•          Holistic lifestyle strategies to drive real change and impact

•          Challenge and support to grow and stretch

•          Simplifying and setting for success – in work and in life

•         Sharing joy and delight in creating delicious and nutritious food and meal-planning strategies

•          Values based goal setting and planning

WHAT CAN BE IMAGINED, CAN BE ACHIEVED

•          Transforming stories into practical life strategies

•          Audience participation with fun taekwondo moves and an audience member breaking a board on stage

ACTIVE TAEKWONDO WORKSHOP

•          Fun and interactive taekwondo workshop

•          All participants break boards

•          Links to personal purpose

HIGH VIBE LIVING –BE YOUR BEST SELF

•          Performance, Mindset, Relationships, Lifestyle

•          Strategies to structure, balance and energise

•          Grow and Stretch, leaning in to discomfort

•          Importance of interpersonal relationships for wellbeing, stress and performance

TOPICS

•          Motivation

•          Resilience

•          Relationships and Connection

•          Wellbeing

•          Lifestyle & Mindset

•          Strategic planning and Goal Setting

Client testimonials

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