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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.....

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.....

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.....

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.....