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What is the Vagus nerve?

Trina Bawden-Smith - Wednesday, August 12, 2020
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   Read More.....

What is pain?

Trina Bawden-Smith - Thursday, July 09, 2020
What is Pain? Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary makes it sound simple by defining pain as: the feelings that you have in your body when you have been hurt or when you are ill/sick. However, according to Pain Australia, “pain is th  Read More.....

Immunity and Yoga Therapy

Trina Bawden-Smith - Tuesday, May 12, 2020
How can Yoga Therapy increase immunity during the Covid-19 crisis? Following on from our blog about Ayurveda, immunity and COVID-19, we are focusing on Yoga therapy and immunity today. Scientists are hard at work researching jus  Read More.....

Communication and Compliance for Yoga Therapists

Trina Bawden-Smith - Thursday, May 07, 2020
Communication and Compliance in Yoga Therapy “I didn’t do my practice this week,” admits Joanna, quite openly. “I just didn’t have time.” “I did a couple of the postures, but couldn’  Read More.....

Covid-19 - An Ayurvedic Observation by Dr. Rama Prasad

Trina Bawden-Smith - Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Dear Friends I hope you are keeping as well as you can during these uncertain times. I'd like to share with you Rama Prasad's article on Covid-19 and on how to have 'super' immunity. You'll also find out why Rama thinks immunity   Read More.....

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.....