WE ARE DEDICATED SPECIALIST TEACHERS AND VOLUTEERS WITH A PASSION FOR WORKING IN THE COMMUNITY.
OUR MISSION IS
TO PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH A DISABILITY TO REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL.
Julie GrehanFounder / Manager / Coordinator
For the last 29 years, Julie Grehan has worked tirelessly to support people with disabilities. Even a car accident which left her unable to work full time did not deter her from helping others. Instead she set up Darryl's Den, selflessly volunteering her time to enrich the lives of those with disabilities. Julie was awarded ACT Local Hero 2010 for her unmistakable devotion to the Canberra community.
ACT AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENTS HONOURED
ACT Australian of the Year 2010 - Dr Patricia Easteal
ACT Senior Australian of the Year 2010 - Dr John Buckingham
ACT Young Australian of the Year 2010 - Pierre Johannessen
ACT Local Hero 2010 - Julie Grehan
Specialized Massage Therapist & Office Manager
Highly qualified with a wealth of experience, including 9 years working with a wide range of conditions relating to acquired brain injury, Cheryle Parkes offers a wide range of remedial, relaxation therapies and specialised massage for children with special needs. Cheryle can tailor her technique to your needs and suggest those most suitable for you. Clients from the age of new born to 98 years have benefited from Cheryle’s caring and professional approach.
Geoffrey Hugh Miller
Tai Chi Instructor & Specialized Massage Therapist
Geoffrey has trained with some of Australia's leading tai chi teachers, including Grandmaster Gary Khor, Dr. Paul Lam and Alice Liping Yuan. He has also studied with senior instructors of Grandmaster Khor's Australian Academy of Tai Chi & Qigong. Geoffrey has worked as a tai chi instructor with aged and disabled clients, and has developed and taught modified tai chi and qigong techniques to suit people with physical limitations. Geoffrey is also a qualified remedial massage therapist with Diplomas in Traditional Chinese Medicine Remedial Massage and in Remedial Massage.
Integrative Fitness Trainer
Yoga, Tai Chi (Sun Style - Tai Chi for Arthritis), Pilates, Aqua Aerobics, Strength & Conditioning, Relaxation, Step Aerobics, Low Impact Aerobics, Hip Hop, Salsarobics, Outdoors Recreation, Flexibility, Corporate Fitness Instructor
Qualified Gym & Pilates Teacher Instructor
Qualified Gym & Yoga Instructor
Craftsman ACT Wood Craft Guild & Woodwork Volunteer
Woodwork Room Volunteer
Artists & Creative Arts Facilitator
Art Room Instructor
Art Room Volunteer
Art Room Volunteer