Meet Our Course Tutors

New Zealand

 Franchelle OfsoskÉ-Wyber - Head Tutor

Franchelle Ofsoske-WyberFranchelle is the co-creator of First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand® and is extensively trained in rongoa and the sacred plant lore of Aotearoa. A powerful and inspirational teacher, Franchelle provides each student with an exhilarating insight into the First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand®

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 Anthony Wyber - Head Tutor

As co-founder of First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand® Tony has an innate relationship with the essences and has worked alongside Franchelle in training workshops and the business since their inception and forms an integral part of all the essence workshops.

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 Lesley Lydford-King - Senior Tutor

Lesley Lydford-KingDip NZNFE First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand Registered® Practitioner and Teacher.   Tutor/Student Liaison for First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand®

Lesley has taught the First Light Flower Essences workshops for many years and over this time has formed a deep relationship and understanding of the First Light flower essences and their role as natural emotional remedies.  She is an intuitive and inspiring tutor.  She is also a certified BodyTalk Practitioner.

Contact:   09 410 6011 or 021 1112700  email: flowertalk@vodafone.co.nz

 

First Light® Study Group
Auckland North Shore
Lesley Dawn Lydford-King
Kawaka Wednesday
1st Wednesday of each month 7 - 9pm
Open to anybody who is interested in learning more about or sharing their experiences with First Light® flower essences.
Please contact Lesley directly for any information

 

 Patricia Stowell - Tutor

Dip NZNFE First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand® Registered Practitioner and Teacher.   Dip Pod; Cert. in Adult Teaching.

Patricia has been involved in the health profession since 1986 as a podiatrist. Whilst living on the Coromandel Peninsula she developed a deep connection with nature and became involved with natural therapies in the form of spiritual healing, reflexology and relaxation massage. In 2010 she connected with First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand and found her passion. She now lives in Christchurch, New Zealand and integrates the essences in her daily life and practice where ever possible. Patricia is insightful and enjoys sharing the knowledge of the sacred plant medicine of Aotearoa.

Contact:  03 355 4526 or 027 4697 191  email: patriciamstowell@gmail.com

First Light® Study Group
Christchurch
Patricia Stowell
Koromiko Monday
2nd Monday of each month 7 - 9pm
Koromiko Friday - Timaru and Dunedin
Selected Fridays 7 - 9pm
Open to anybody who is interested in learning more about or sharing their experiences with First Light® flower essences.
Please contact Patricia directly for any information

 

 ANNA GENTRY - TUTOR

Dip. NZNFE   First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand® Registered Practitioner and Tutor   BSc (NZ Ecology/Sports Science)   Dip. Sec Teaching

Anna has worked actively with the First Light Flower Essences since hearing the call in 2009.  She brings a world of wisdom to her workshops from her experiences as teacher, businesswoman, mother and healer.Living and working closely with nature, as well as taking others into nature to learn have themed throughout her life. Her focus to inspire and guide the learner in the Sacred Plant Medicine of Aotearoa comes naturally. “It is a privilege to assist others to deepen their relationship with nature, teaching the First Light Flower Essences curriculum is the greatest honour.”

Contact:  027 7097 111 or 09 434 4349  email: info@essenceofnature.co.nz

First Light® Study Group
Whangarei
Anna Gentry
First Light® Friday
2nd Friday of each month 6:30 – 8:30pm
Open to anybody who is interested in learning more about or sharing their experiences with First Light® flower essences.
Please contact Anna directly for any information

 

 ANDRINA EYLES - TUTOR

Dip. NZNFE   First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand® Registered Practitioner and Tutor

Andrina has actively used and worked with the First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand® since 2009. Her passion for self transformation through her own use of First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand® has inspired and led her to step into a role of tutoring. So that she may in turn uplift and inspire others to connect and deepen their own relationship to nature and the natural world, through the teachings of the First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand® study units NZNFE 101-110. Andrina is highly intuitive and insightful seeing beyond the obvious.

Contact:  0273 357 641  email: andrinaeyles@gmail.com

 

 

First Light® Study Group
Auckland Waitakere
Andrina Eyles
Tanekaha Tuesday
Selected Tuesdays 7 - 9pm

Open to anybody who is interested in learning more about or sharing their experiences with First Light® flower essences.
Please contact Andrina directly for any information

 

 STEVEN LYDFORD - TUTOR

Dip. NZNFE   First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand® Registered Practitioner and Tutor.   PG Dip Education.

Steven has been working with the essences for over 8 years. “They are an integral part of my life and it is a privilege to be able to pass on the incredible information within the Sacred Plant Medicine of Aotearoa.” Steven has been a primary school teacher since 2002 and knows the value of quality instruction. He has a deep respect for New Zealand native flora and fauna and enjoys sharing their gifts with others.

Contact:  021 121 9514 or 09 410 6011  email: stevenml@vodafone.co.nz

 

 

 

Japan

 Minako Hama – Tutor

 

Minako Hama

Dip NZNFE First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand® Registered Practitioner and Teacher.   Astrological Aromatherapist and Tutor; Dip.in Aromatherapy(IFA UK); Cert.in Aromatherapy (AIAHS US); Cert.in Reflexology(Bayly school of Reflexology UK); Cert. in Indian head massage

Minako first started complementary therapy work in Tokyo in 1995 and has since taught many students. She is also an Aromatherapy teacher and Reflexologist.

"I am totally dedicated to increasing the awareness of First Light flower essences in Japan. This feels very appropriate for me, as New Zealand is my spiritual home. I run my own very busy clinic and school in Tokyo, which is called Kauri Holistic Healing. I am also a certified Aromatherapist and Reflexologist".

Contact: info@nzfej.jp

 

First Light® Study Group
Japan - Tokyo, Kyoto and Hokkaido
Minako Hama
Kauri Sunday
Selected Sundays
Open to anybody who is interested in learning more about or sharing their experiences with First Light® flower essences.
Please contact Minako directly for any information