what is yoga therapy?
Yoga Therapy is the advanced therapeutic application of yoga, to assist people with a range of physical, emotional and mental health concerns.
Yoga Therapy empowers and supports individuals to manage and improve their health. Using the principles of yoga and applying a range of yoga practices, developed within a professional therapeutic relationship.
Applications include helping people with such things as sleep disorders, anxiety, depression, chronic fatigue, back pain, scoliosis, asthma, addictions and menstrual issues.
In a series of private consultations, your needs will be discussed and
assessed and from this, a customised yoga practice will be developed and taught; one that is appropriate for your particular needs.
Factors for different individual needs that might be considered include general health, specific injuries or conditions, age, strength, flexibility, and life circumstances. Sessions might also include counselling.
Some of the reasons to consider yoga therapy:
* Specific therapeutic benefits for injury, illness, stress and emotional difficulties
* Personal attention and support
* Development of a personal home practice for your individual needs
* Convenience of sessions times made by appointment
Where appropriate, sessions may also include several people and be structured as a small therapeutic yoga class.
WHO OR WHAT IS A YOGA THERAPIST?
A yoga therapist is an experienced yoga teacher with specialised skills and knowledge in the application of yoga in a therapeutic setting.
A yoga therapist draws from the principles of yoga and the full range of yoga practices, bio-medical knowledge and assessment skills to establish a professional relationship with clients in developing a self empowering therapeutic program appropriate to their needs.
More: Australian Association of Yoga Therapists (AAYT) http://www.yogatherapy.org.au/
If you would like to make an enquiry or book in for a consultation please contact Michela Caselli on 0452404706 or email firstname.lastname@example.org