Very simply, the Polyvagal Theory helps us understand how our autonomic nervous system can shift between three different states.
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Ayurvedic psychotherapy recognises anxiety as a condition called chittodvega. Anxiety or the tendency for disturbing thoughts, mano-dushti, is attributed to an imbalance in physical, psychological and spiritual spheres
Poses such as Halasana (Plough pose) are great for abdominal stimulation, fluid movement, and the nervous system and can be incorporated into a Yoga practice to assist someone at risk of diabetes or living with diabetes.
We often think of Balasana (child’s pose) and Viparita Karani (legs up the wall pose) as absolutely safe, go-to poses in Yoga, but did you know that for some students suffering from some Cardiovascular diseases, these poses are not recommended?
Watch this short video with Sal Flynn. She talks about the Mindfulness Based Yoga Therapy and Counselling Skills Course.
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Caroline Robertson shares her Ayurvedic tips to reduce bloat.
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Interview with Yoga Therapy Graduate and Therapist Keri Hogarth, on Life as a Yoga Therapist.
Caroline Robertson talks about Ayurveda and Daily Routines in this short video.