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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.....

NEW Yoga Therapy Training Courses for 2018

Trina Bawden-Smith - Tuesday, September 12, 2017
We are looking for Yoga teachers who truly care and are driven to make a difference by connecting deeply with their students to facilitate healing that is empowering, enduring and life transforming. You know when students come to you with he  Read More.....

Is India calling you? Yoga and Mindfulness Retreat and Cultural Tour to Kerala, India

Trina Bawden-Smith - Thursday, August 31, 2017
Yoga and Mindfulness Retreat and Cultural Tour to Kerala, India January 2018 Imagine immersing yourself in the sights and sounds of incredible India on this journey of self-discovery when you join us for a Yoga and Mindfulness Retreat and Cultur  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.....

Should you touch or adjust a student affected by trauma

Trina Bawden-Smith - Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Working with people recovering from trauma requires some special considerations, especially when it comes to the use of touch and making adjustments. There are 3 main types of adjustments a yoga teacher can offer: • Visual adjustments:  Read More.....

How Therapeutic Yoga Classes can build your Yoga Therapy Practice

Trina Bawden-Smith - Sunday, January 10, 2016
Therapeutic Yoga classes can be a valuable part of a Yoga Therapy practice because they offer a group environment that is more therapeutic in nature than a general yoga class but are more financially accessible than a one-on-one yoga therapy consulta  Read More.....

Yoga Therapy Tips for working with Children with ADHD

Trina Bawden-Smith - Tuesday, December 15, 2015
About 1 in 20 children are diagnosed with ADHD in Australia and it's much more common in boys than girls. ADHD is a developmental problem (rather than an illness) that results in poor concentration and control of impulses. It can affect children&rsqu  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.....