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.
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!
Painful Knees and All Such Things, by James Bone.James Bone is physiotherapist, Yoga therapist, Bowen therapist and author. He is a member of AAYT (Australian Association of Yoga Therapists) and IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists.) In this article, he...
Yoga therapist, Cari Havican, reviews the inaugural Australian Yoga Therapy Conference in June 2011. She gives an overview of all the speakers and their presentations.
Dr. Timothy McCall is a epxert in the field of Yoga therapy. In this article he outlines the knowledge, skills and experience a yoga therapist requires, as well as, how to go about gaining this knowledge.
Dr Timothy McCall gives practical advice on how to work one on one with Yoga students, from consultation and assessment, through to developing an individualised Yoga program and follow up.
Annette Loudon details her experiences teaching Yoga to those with conditions, including cerebral palsy, MS, and quadriplegia.
The sister sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda, India’s traditional system of healing, have much to offer modern medicine in how it goes about treating cancer.
Sal Flynn bridges two worlds. As a counsellor trained in the Western tradition, she uses yogic understanding and mindfulness practices to support her clients, as well as supporting her own self-care.
Timothy McCall describes how Yoga as medicine can improve health conditions. Learn how to integrate therapeutic Yoga into your practice. He considers the limitations of relying on specific sequences for particular conditions, reminding us that one size does not fit all.