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The Team

Who We Are

Candice Hooper

Founder & CEO

Candice's career is a colourful tapestry woven with certifications in naturopathy, bodywork, yoga, Ayurveda, meditation, mindset, and manifestation. Her relentless dedication to wellness for the past 20 years, coupled with her profound understanding of business dynamics, has led to the birth of Pause - a movement that seamlessly fuses her two favourite worlds, travel and wellness. With a burning desire and unwavering vision for Pause to become a global leader in wellness, Candice is committed to supporting her thriving team, partners, co directors and incredible therapists in creating transformative experiences that nourish the mind, body, and soul, setting a new standard for travel well-being worldwide.

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Cassandra Pickel

Director WA

With nearly three decades dedicated to wellness, Cass began her transformative journey starting with Ayurveda and yoga, eventually becoming a certified yoga teacher in 2014. Her passion for travel and cultural immersion, along with a deepening interest in Ayurveda and massage, shaped her holistic approach to well-being. These practices not only improved her physical health but also nurtured her mental and emotional well-being. Today she finds immense joy in sharing her knowledge through the lens of Pause Inhouse Wellbeing in beautiful WA.

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Kate Patch

Director QLD

Meet Kate, a seasoned yoga teacher and visionary entrepreneur with 15 years of experience in holistic wellness. Kate's deep-rooted passion for well-being, combined with her love for the ocean and yoga's serenity, results in a harmonious approach to health. As Co-Director of a pioneering company, she's on a mission to transform luxury accommodations into relaxation sanctuaries, catering to the needs of busy individuals seeking respite from the demands of modern life. Kate's inclusive teaching style fosters a sense of community, reflecting her dedication to guiding others toward a balanced and rejuvenated life through yoga, travel, and nurturing treatments—a testament to the profound connections between mind, body, and spirit.

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