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The Yin to your Yang

The Yin to your Yang The yang (stronger, dynamic) part of ourselves is important to nurture, as it creates action and allows us to get things done. However, to create down time and actually connect to the quieter, calmer part of ourselves (the yin) can be a...

What is Yoga Therapy?

What is Yoga Therapy? Therapeutically, yoga is like a life raft. Yoga Therapy gets you back onto the life raft and integrated into yourself, before you drown! Gary Kraftsow, pioneer Yoga Therapist There is a growing awareness that ‘yoga’ may help with many health...

What’s Yoga got to do with it..Yoga Therapy

By the time you leave a yoga class, most people experience some improvement in their health and wellbeing. That’s why many doctors, health practitioners (and spouses!) are recommending yoga, to help people learn to relax, tone their muscles, balance their emotions and...

5 yoga tips for your back – no mat

One in 7 Australians report back pain and as a result 2 in 5 experience some limitation in their day to day life (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2012). Many use medication, however increasingly people are coming to yoga to promote easeful movement.Many...

Yoga for heart health

Hearing a cardiologist speak at the recent Australian Yoga Therapy conference truly placed a smile on my face. Finally a medical professional was amidst a group of dedicated Yoga Therapists, clearly espousing that yoga is a method that directly addresses the risk...