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A Yoga Therapist's Guide to Chronic Stress

Trina Bawden-Smith - Friday, March 06, 2020
A Yoga Therapist's Guide to Chronic Stress 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   Read More.....

Speak Wisely

Trina Bawden-Smith - Thursday, February 27, 2020
Speak Wisely 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 communicatio  Read More.....

What's the fascination with Fascia?

Trina Bawden-Smith - Thursday, February 06, 2020
What's the fascinating Fascia? 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 i  Read More.....

11 Professional Tips for Yoga Therapists

Trina Bawden-Smith - Thursday, January 23, 2020
So You're a Yoga Therapist, now what? 11 Professional Tips for Yoga Therapists Once you’ve completed your training as a yoga therapist, you’re equipped with the tools to transition from yoga teacher to yoga therapist. Step  Read More.....

What is Interoception and why is it important in Yoga Therapy

Trina Bawden-Smith - Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Interoception is a buzz word that we continue to hear more and more in Yoga circles. In the past decade, there has been a six-fold increase in publications on interoception. At the last Australasian Yoga Therapy Conference, Donna Farhi presented   Read More.....

Understand your Ayurvedic body type

Trina Bawden-Smith - Monday, September 02, 2019
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? I have found this kno  Read More.....

Yoga Therapy for the immune system

Trina Bawden-Smith - Friday, May 17, 2019
In a few weeks, Annette Loudon will be teaching Yoga therapy for the Immune System workshop. We have a few places left in her June workshop. Annette shared the following practice with us which she developed for a 33 year old woman with a  Read More.....

Teaching Yoga to Seniors Workshop

Trina Bawden-Smith - Tuesday, February 26, 2019
We are really excited to bring you another workshop on Teaching Yoga to Seniors. Liz Williams is a leading trainer in the area of Yoga and Seniors. She has been working in the health sector for over 40 years and as a health educat  Read More.....

In which Yoga class will you have the most diverse mix of abilities?

Trina Bawden-Smith - Monday, February 18, 2019
In which Yoga class will you have the most diverse mix of abilities? If you answered seniors, you are correct. The research shows that a typical Yoga class of seniors is likely to represent the most diverse mix of abilities of any  Read More.....

Yoga and meditation retreat tour to Bhutan, Land of the Thunder Dragon

Trina Bawden-Smith - Friday, February 09, 2018
Imagine a sacred journey to Bhutan, the Land of the Thunder Dragon. You will immerse yourself in the majestic stillness of this Himalayan mountain kingdom and be captivated by the spirit and culture of this fascinating country.   Read More.....