Graduate Certificate in Yoga Therapy Melbourne Teachers
The Graduate Certificate in Yoga Therapy is a unique opportunity for Yoga teachers to train as a Yoga Therapist. This course is recognised by the Australian Association of Yoga Therapists (AAYT). This course will be taught by some of Australia's most highly qualified and respected Yoga Therapists, including Sal Flynn, Louise Godfrey, Liz Williams and Trish David.
Sal FlynnSal Flynn is a Yoga therapist, psychotherapist and educator. Her formal and informal training blends the disciplines of Yoga, psychotherapy, education, contemplative practice, the arts and mind/body awareness practices. Underpinning her work is nearly 30 years of practice and study in the eastern traditions, along with education and internships in Western psychotherapy and Yoga therapies both in Australia and India. Sal Flynn began practicing yoga nearly 30 years ago and her practice is rooted in the tradition of Sri Krishnamacharya. Click here to read more about Sal Flynn.
Louise Godfrey is the principle yoga teacher and yoga therapist at Sri Yoga and Meditation. She is a highly qualified Yoga therapist and a student Barbara Brian who studied with TKV Desikachar. Louise undertook the first ever KHYF (Krishnamacharya Healing Yoga Foundation) Yoga therapy Training program. The program was five years long and is considered one of the world’s leading Yoga therapy training programs. She has a special interest in mental health and preventative health. She has worked with people with Parkinsons, mental health conditions, secondary school students and carers. Click here for more information about Louise.
Liz Williams is a highly experienced health educator and has been working in the health sector for almost 40 years. In the past 17 years, she has trained Yoga teachers, nurses, allied health and medical staff as well as community groups. During this time, she has lectured at universities and Tafes at a number of tertiary institutions. Her relevant areas of speciality include anatomy and physiology, orthogeriatics, rehabilitation, fall prevention, mental health (aged care), acute adult pain and pathophysiology. Liz has a Masters of Clinical Science in Aged Care and Healthy Ageing and a Graduate Certificate in Mental Health. Liz has worked closely with physiotherapists to develop rehabilitation and fall prevention exercise programs. She has extensive experience and knowledge of anatomical function, proprioception, muscular and joint function, physical assessment and the implementation of movements to accommodate physical limitations. Click here for more information about Liz.
Trish David is an experienced Yoga therapist/ teacher, educator and counsellor. She has been an educator and has practiced Yoga for over 20 years. She works at the Cancer Council where she teaches Yoga as part of the C-Vivor program, for people affected by cancer. Trish teaches in schools delivering Yoga and mindfulness to staff and students. She works as a Lifeline Crisis support worker and teaches Yoga through the Gold Coast Active and Healthy program. She completed a Masters of Education which undertook research into Yoga, work, stress and health. In addition, Trish is a qualified workplace counsellor. Click here for more information about Trish.