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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.....

Dr Shirley Telles. Internationally acclaimed Yoga therapist, neuroscientist and Yoga researcher

Trina Bawden-Smith - Saturday, June 27, 2015
We are so excited to be welcoming Dr. Shirley Telles back to Australia. I first met Shirley in 2005 when I was assisting the Vedanta Centre of Sydney with their second Yoga conference. Her presentation was inspiring and cutting edge. When we hel  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.....

How does Yoga Therapy Promote Fertility

Trina Bawden-Smith - Wednesday, April 29, 2015
I am really excited that the Australian Yoga Therapy Conference (http://enlightenedevents.com.au/events/australian-yoga-therapy-conference-2015) returns to Sydney this year. We have a fantastic line up of presenters for you again this time. This   Read More.....

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness - Sal Flynn, Mindfulness Expert

Trina Bawden-Smith - Wednesday, February 04, 2015
We are getting really excited about Divine Feminine! It is coming up in a few weeks. We are so excited that Sal Flynn, mindfulness expert and gifted Yoga therapy educator is joining us to present on Revealing the Wisdom Body. In this workshop, S  Read More.....

World's Leading Yoga therapist returns to Australia. Events to inspire and dates for your calendar

Trina Bawden-Smith - Friday, December 12, 2014
I hope you are well and surviving the pre-Christmas madness! We have such an exciting calendar of events planned for 2015. We hope you can join us!! Please save the dates or better still book your spot now. We kick off with Divine Feminin  Read More.....

Ground breaking Yoga Meditation and Cancer Research

Trina Bawden-Smith - Thursday, November 27, 2014
I wanted to share with you some ground breaking research that shows for the first time that practicing yoga and meditation has a positive, physical impact at the cellular level in women who have had treatment for breast cancer. There is now clear, sc  Read More.....