Yoga therapy is the professional application of yoga based practices to address a wide variety of physical and mental health and wellness topics. It can be successfully offered online or in person.
As a yoga therapist, I draw from a deep toolbox to support you. I combine over 1000+ hours in physiology, kinesiology, illness, wellness, trauma informed practice, psychological knowledge and the therapeutic application of yoga based pratices with my experience as a mindfulness and compassion trainer and 20+ years experience coaching to support your wellness.
What to expect with Yoga Therapy
In an initial assessment we will get to know each other, your goals, symptoms and current challenges. We will discuss what is currently affecting your wellbeing and health or causing physical / emotional pain and discomfort. Treatment will be tailored to you in collaboration with you. It may include therapeutic movement, mindfulness, breathwork, coaching, relaxation, yoga nidra, sound, creativity/art, essential oils, massage and more.
Common topics that I support people with include
✔️ Increasing awareness of, ease and agency in the body
✔️ Navigating physical/mental health and their impact on wellness or sexuality
✔️ Stress management, resilience and wellness
✔️ Integrating fysio exercises, lifestyle changes or self-care practices into your life more fully
✔️ Relief from symptoms such as pain, sleep problems, stress, low energy, etc
✔️ Managing chronic illness, injury, surgery recovery, etc
✔️ Gender and sexuality exploration / transitions / dysphoria
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