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Donna Farhi headlines the 2018 Australasian Yoga Therapy Conference

Trina Bawden-Smith - Monday, October 16, 2017
Join us at the 2018 Australasian Yoga Therapy Conference. Donna Farhi, acclaimed Yoga educator and author of 4 contemporary Yoga classics, is joined by Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa PhD, Medical Family therapist, highly experienced Yoga therapist a  Read More.....

How can You use Touch as a Therapeutic Tool

Trina Bawden-Smith - Friday, February 17, 2017
For yoga therapists, the use of touch can be a powerful treatment and assessment modality to add to their skills and treatment options. Yoga therapists who wish to work with touch can start by becoming more attuned to their own sense of internal touc  Read More.....

Whats On in 2017. Yoga therapy courses starting soon. New retreats in Bhutan, Cambodia and India

Trina Bawden-Smith - Monday, January 30, 2017
I hope 2017 has started well for you! What an exciting year we have in store for you. Over the next 12 months we are looking forward to offering you a range of exceptional Yoga therapy courses, workshops and conferences. We also invite you to jo  Read More.....

Tips on how to teach Yoga and Trauma Classes

Trina Bawden-Smith - Friday, December 11, 2015
Trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder and the role of Yoga are hot topics in the Yoga community. Experts agree that Yoga therapy has a useful role in trauma treatment. It is common for yoga therapists and teachers to have students who are e  Read More.....

The most important factor in the treatment of depression

Trina Bawden-Smith - Monday, November 30, 2015
The greatest predictor of a beneficial outcome for someone seeking treatment for depression is not the therapeutic modality used, but the relationship between the client and therapist. (1) As Yoga therapists, it is critical that we understand th  Read More.....

Post traumatic stress disorder and trauma Evidence based Yoga practices with Dr. Shirley Telles

Trina Bawden-Smith - Saturday, July 11, 2015
Trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder and the role of Yoga are hot topics in the Yoga community. Experts such as Dr Bessel Van der Kolk and Dr. Shirley Telles agree that Yoga therapy has a useful place in trauma treatment. Shirley Telles,  Read More.....

Change is inevitable except from a vending machine

Trina Bawden-Smith - Tuesday, June 30, 2015
“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves”. These are the word of Viktor Frankl, a survivor of Auschwitz and other Nazi concentration camps, from his book Man’s Search for Meaning.  Read More.....

Can Yoga cure Atrial Fibrillation cardiovascular disease

Trina Bawden-Smith - Monday, June 01, 2015
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is perhaps the most common heart rhythm disorder in the world. It affects approximately 240 000 Australians and it is also a risk factor for stroke. This type of irregular heart beat has been shown to improve with regular Yog  Read More.....

Can people with an Intellectual Disability benefit from Yoga

Trina Bawden-Smith - Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Intellectual disability is a term commonly used to describe somebody who learns and develops more slowly than what is considered normal. Having an intellectual disability doesn’t mean a person can’t learn, but they may be slow to understa  Read More.....

What can Yoga offer those with a drug and alcohol addiction.

Trina Bawden-Smith - Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Alcoholism, drug addiction and gambling addiction are major areas of concern in health and wellbeing. Addiction is a complex condition and yoga is being used more frequently as part of successful recovery treatment plans. Addiction influences th  Read More.....