Amy Weintraub outlines a study which shows in women with menstrual disorders and mild to moderate anxiety and depressive symptoms, yoga nidra significantly reduced their anxiety and depression.
As a Yoga Teacher or Yoga Therapist you will encounter students with a cancer history so you need to understand what the student is dealing with, and how to employ some fundamental cancer-safe practices.
Chronic Stress can develop from physical, mental, or emotional experiences that result in increased physical and or psychological stress. This stress or tension can be from external factors like our home and work environment, behaviours impacting on our wellbeing, and our experiences in social situations past and present. We can also experience stress from illness and medical procedures.
In Australia someone dies from heart disease every 30 minutes. Around 1.2 million of us, or about 5.6 per cent of the population over the age of 18 live with cardiovascular disease.
Understanding the Ayurvedic Doshas and having the ability to identify Kapha, Pitta and Vata constitutions in others gives yoga teachers and yoga therapists insights into client issues and greater awareness of client reactions. Being aware of the different Dosha characteristics provides the ability to tailor classes and programs for enhanced client engagement.
Journalist and Yoga Therapy graduate Sally Webster interviews Liz Williams on the importance of healthy ageing.
Mantra and the use of sound is a powerful therapeutic tool. Learn how to introduce mantra to your Yoga therapy clients with suggestions from Dr. Shirley Telles, Amy Weintraub and David Frawley.
If mention of the Vagus Nerve leaves you feeling a little nervous, never fear! While it is a complex topic, gaining some understanding of it is highly recommended. Why? Because, as your understanding of the vagus nerve increases, so too will your conviction in the potential benefits of Yoga therapy. So, here are some basic facts about this amazing piece of human wiring!
Janet Lowndes speaks about Yoga therapy and what it means to her. She also talks about the work she does with clients who have eating disorders.
Michael de Manincor, former President of Yoga Australia, speaks on his vision for Yoga Australia.