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17.02.2024

Incorporating Yoga Therapy Techniques into Your Existing Yoga Practice

Incorporating Yoga Therapy Techniques into your existing Yoga Practice Yoga and Yoga Therapy Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India. Yoga practice aims to join the mind, body and spirit through postures, breathing, mental focus, meditation, use of sound, while the ultimate goal is to achieve freedom from life’s […]

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11.02.2024

The Importance of How We Breath

The Breath Breath should not only be an unconscious act. It can be a force, a medicine and a mechanism to gain inner power, to preserve and establish physical or mental health, longevity and even reach higher levels of consciousness. The lung capacity seems to be the greatest indicator of life span in combination with the diet, […]

Yoga Therapy for Anxiety Articles
03.02.2024

Yoga Therapy for Anxiety

In Yoga Therapy for anxiety, we focus on breathing deeply and slowly ideally through the abdomen to enhance grounding and safety (unless otherwise indicated) enhancing the exhalation with humming, with pursed lips exhalation, with inhaling through both nostrils and exhaling through one, by chandra bedhana inhaling through the left and exhaling through the right.  We […]

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29.01.2024

Mental Health and Yoga (with an example of Yoga Therapy for Depression)

In our training we go into great depth regarding the different aspects of mental health from both a scientific (neuroscience and psychology) and a traditional yoga perspective, as well as what we as Yoga Therapists can do to help. Here is just a small extract from our IAYT Accredited Yoga Therapy Training manual relating to […]

Yoga therapy training Articles
20.01.2024

Designing Yoga Therapy Sessions

In this extract from our Yoga Therapy Greece first year training manual we discuss what is yoga therapy, how does yoga differ from yoga and what does a yoga therapy session consist of. We of course throughout our training go into all these elements in a lot greater depth, detail, with theory, practice and a […]

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11.01.2024

Attention, Conscious Awareness and Consciousness       

This essay is an opportunity to share the definitions of some terms we use in our daily life, in yoga, in yoga therapy trainings and in giving yoga therapy without really knowing what they mean. Attention Attention is considered a selective mechanism of information and core of cognitive functions through which stimuli become conscious aware. […]

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06.11.2023

Osteoporosis is dodgy

It has no symptoms, although it may have been developing for many years, deeply, in our bones. Suddenly after a fall, forward bend or even turning sides whilst sleeping due to thinned bones, small or debilitating fractures occur. This is what happened to my best friend who at the age of 55, after a turn […]

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25.05.2023

Incorporating Yoga Therapy Techniques into Your Existing Yoga Practice

Incorporating Yoga Therapy Techniques into your existing Yoga Practice Yoga and Yoga Therapy Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India. Yoga practice aims to join the mind, body and spirit through postures, breathing, mental focus, meditation, use of sound, while the ultimate goal is to achieve freedom from life’s […]

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25.05.2023

Case Studies: Real-life Stories of Transformation Through Yoga Therapy

Real life stories of transformation through yoga therapy People come to yoga therapy for a change. People come to yoga therapy asking for a change, either to change the condition/symptom/prevailing state of being or to change the way they see it, the way they perceive it, the way they feel about it. For a change […]

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25.05.2023

Yoga Therapy for Mental Health: Managing Stress, Anxiety and Depression

Yoga Therapy for Mental Health Mental Health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community. The main causes for mental health […]

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14.03.2023

Transfer hours for IAYT Accredited Training

If you have completed other trainings in Yoga Therapy, Advanced Yoga, Ayurveda or related to health professions you may be able to transfer some hours to our 800 hours accredited training. If you wish to do this please contact us with details of your training to see…