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Yoga Therapy Workshop Series with Dr Shirley Telles 2015

Aug 2015 | 3 Day Workshop Series | Sydney

Join Dr. Shirley Telles, leading Yoga Therapist, Medical Doctor, Nuerophysiologist and world famous Yoga researcher for this interactive workshop series.

Be at the forefront of the fast expanding field of Yoga Therapy. Learn scientifically proven Yoga techniques with Dr. Shirley Telles, leading Yoga therapist, medical doctor, neurophysiologist, and world famous Yoga researcher, in these profound Yoga Therapy workshops.

There is a practical component to the workshops. Please bring a yoga mat. Wear loose, comfortable clothing.

DateTimeLocationWorkshopPrice
Mon 17 Aug 201510am – 5pmSydneyYoga Therapy for Mental Health$199
Tue 18 Aug 201510am – 5pmSydneyYoga Therapy for Cancer$199
Wed 18 Aug 201510am – 5pmSydneyYoga Therapy for Pain$199

Venue: The Centre, 14 Frances St, Randwick NSW 2031
Accommodation: Reasonably priced accommodation is available at the venue.

Yoga Therapy for Mental Health

Learn how Yoga can be used as a therapeutic tool to enhance mental health with Dr. Shirley Telles, leading international Yoga therapist, medical doctor, neurophysiologist, and world famous Yoga researcher, in this workshop on Yoga Therapy for Mental Health. 

Mental health issues are increasingly common in people of different age groups. If Yoga techniques are practiced correctly, they can be very useful in alleviating anxiety and for depression and other mental health conditions. Yoga can also assist our clients/students to change the way they live so they can –

  • increase resilience and their ability to ‘bounce back’ after emotional loss
  • increase positive feelings and reduce negative ones
  • decrease anxiety
  • help them to feel accept themselves the way they are

You will Learn: 

  • Evidence-based Yoga practices to help your clients/students to promote and preserve positive mental wellbeing
  • Specific techniques to work with someone suffering with anxiety, depression, and other mental health conditions 
  • How to apply the latest scientific research into yoga and mental health with your clients/students
  • Philosophical principles – the yogic perspective on mental health
  • Undertake supervised practice sessions
  • How these Yoga practices are enhanced by lifestyle changes, including diet, level of activity, and changes to the way you think
  • Yogic and Ayurveda based suggestions for what to eat and when 

Yoga Therapy for Cancer

Learn how Yoga can be used as a therapeutic tool to assist people with cancer, from diagnosis, during treatment and in recovery with Dr. Shirley Telles, leading Yoga therapist, medical doctor, neurophysiologist, and world famous Yoga researcher, in this one day workshop on Yoga Therapy for Cancer. 

Learn specific Yoga practices, (postures, breathing, guided meditations etc.) that you can use to help yourself or your patients/students including: 

  • After diagnosis       
    • reduce fear and anxiety 
    • practices to retain a positive state of mind
    • help with negativity and self-defeating thoughts
  • During chemotherapy or radiation
    • techniques that can increase your stamina, 
    • sense of well-being 
    • improve sleep
    • reduce the side-effects of these treatments
  • After treatment
    • learn how to boost your immunity 
    • maintain the body in a state of balance
    • enhance recovery post-treatment
  • Terminal cancer
    • learn practices that can reduce the focus on discomfort and pain
    • learn how to stay centred and retain positivity
    • learn how to accept illness and be at peace
  • You will learn what the latest scientific research tells us about these practices
  • You will learn how these Yoga practices are enhanced by lifestyle changes, including diet, level of activity, and changes to the way you think
  • Yoga teachers are eligible for 6 CPD points!

Yoga Therapy for Pain

Learn how Yoga can be used as a therapeutic tool to assist people with pain, with  Dr. Shirley Telles, leading Yoga therapist, medical doctor, neurophysiologist, and world famous Yoga researcher, in this one day workshop on Yoga Therapy for Pain. 

You will Learn:

  • Yoga practices to increase the pain threshold. By practicing gentle stretches with guided imagery, your clients can increase their ability to tolerate pain better 
  • Yoga breathing techniques that allow your clients to handle pain with less discomfort and possibly reduce their need for pain killers
  • Specific practices to assist clients to fall asleep in spite of the pain
  • How to apply the latest scientific research into yoga and pain with your clients/students
  • Philosophical principles – the yogic perspective on pain
  • Undertake supervised practice sessions
  • Yoga teachers are eligible for 6 CPD points!

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