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, President of Yoga Australia, speaks on his vision for Yoga Australia.
Annette Loudon, breast cancer researcher and Yoga therapist, gives a practice that uses the chakras to expand prana or life force, which in yoga philosophy is believed to promote healing.
Rachel Kohn interviews Shakta Kaur, kundalini yoga teacher, Philip Stevens, neurophysiologist, yoga teacher and sleep scientist and Ayurvedic doctor, Ram Kumar
Dr. Rama Prasad describes the healing properties of the herb, basil.
In this 3-part video series, we interview senior Yoga teachers and Ayurvedic practitioners on their view of the Future of Yoga in Australia.