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How Therapeutic Yoga Classes can build your Yoga Therapy Practice

Trina Bawden-Smith - Sunday, January 10, 2016
Therapeutic Yoga classes can be a valuable part of a Yoga Therapy practice because they offer a group environment that is more therapeutic in nature than a general yoga class but are more financially accessible than a one-on-one yoga therapy consulta  Read More.....

Yoga Therapy Tips for working with Children with ADHD

Trina Bawden-Smith - Tuesday, December 15, 2015
About 1 in 20 children are diagnosed with ADHD in Australia and it's much more common in boys than girls. ADHD is a developmental problem (rather than an illness) that results in poor concentration and control of impulses. It can affect children&rsqu  Read More.....

Tips on how to teach Yoga and Trauma Classes

Trina Bawden-Smith - Friday, December 11, 2015
Trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder and the role of Yoga are hot topics in the Yoga community. Experts agree that Yoga therapy has a useful role in trauma treatment. It is common for yoga therapists and teachers to have students who are e  Read More.....

The most important factor in the treatment of depression

Trina Bawden-Smith - Monday, November 30, 2015
The greatest predictor of a beneficial outcome for someone seeking treatment for depression is not the therapeutic modality used, but the relationship between the client and therapist. (1) As Yoga therapists, it is critical that we understand th  Read More.....

How to bring more health, creativity and fulfillment into your life. Divine Feminine

Trina Bawden-Smith - Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Dear Women, You are invited to share in a very, special event experience - Divine Feminine. Divine Feminine is a pioneering event that offers women the tools and resources to bring health, creativity and fulfillment into their lives t  Read More.....

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.....