To be human, is to experience stress. It’s a natural aspect of Life and we could not function without it. However, while stress is a part of life, certain forms and effects of stress can be detrimental to wellbeing. For example, the neuro-toxic effects of cortisol,...
As a Yoga Therapist, you recognise that effective communication is central to not only your interactions with students and clients, but potentially pivotal to creating optimal outcomes of your work together. Wise communication has specific qualities and...
We know that Yoga, including asana practice, supports strength, flexibility and balance. Strength is established through working our bones, muscles and intelligent alignment of joints, but how do we improve flexibility? Or more importantly in the realm of Yoga therapy – functionality? Part of the answer lies in the role of the connective tissue known as fascia.
Here are 11 simple tips that can make or break your success as a professional Yoga Therapist.
Interoception is a buzz word that we continue to hear more and more in Yoga circles. We take a look at what it is and why it’s important for Yoga Therapists.
As Socrates is believed to have said, Know Thyself. In Ayurveda one place to start this journey of self knowledge is by understanding your dosha. What combination of vata, pitta or kapha are you?
Read about and listen to a practice developed by Annette for a woman with a host of autoimmune problems.
How can Mindfulness Change the Lives of People with Chronic Pain? Mindfulness is purposefully paying attention in a non-judgemental way to what is going on in your body, your mind and in the world around you. Since 1979 mindfulness has been weaving its way into...
For yoga therapists, the use of touch can be a powerful treatment and assessment modality to add to their skills and treatment options.
Working with people recovering from trauma requires some special considerations, especially when it comes to the use of touch and making adjustments.