YOGA FOR THERAPY
Yoga according to the possibilities, interests and well-being of each person
FOR HEALTH & HEALING
Yoga Therapy, refers to the adaptation and application of yoga techniques and practices to help individuals facing health challenges.
It can be used:
- As a support to alleviate or prevent many physical, chronic, psychological or emotional conditions.
- To compliment both conventional and alternative medicine.
Yoga therapy is taught by yoga teachers with additional training and experience in the therapeutic adaptation and application of yoga.
The Yoga Therapist may include one or more of a range of techniques to help individuals facing health challenges, such as posture work, breathing techniques, relaxation, working with sound, reflection, and/or meditation. A number of sessions are likely to be needed to confirm safe and appropriate practice.
Both Zoë and Gary are certified and highly skilled yoga therapists. We are registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)
WE ARE EQUIPPED TO WORK WITH:
- Injuries and trauma, back pain, knee injuries, whiplash
- Health conditions like arthritis, multiple sclerosis, crohns disease, chronic fatigue syndrome
- Disorders such as asthma, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
- Stress, anxiety, depression, sleep disorders, high blood pressure
- Menopausal symptoms
- Pregnancy, post-natal care
Finding Zoë and Gary’s yoga classes over 10 years ago was one of the best things to happen to me. At a time of great personal change Zoë’s group classes provided some calm and focus amongst an otherwise slightly chaotic life. I have continued to attend different classes, workshops and weekend’s lead by Zoë and Gary, and I always, without exception leave the sessions feeling refreshed and revived. Their calming presence, non-judgemental attitude and kind spirits help to make their classes the best I have ever experienced.Jenny
Having now been practicing yoga for almost a year with Gary I would like to say how much it has made a difference to the quality of my mobility and life. Gary has allowed me to develop my practice at my own pace. I have never felt under pressure to take more lessons then what were feasible to me and never felt obligated to continue the practice if it didn’t benefit me. I have particularly enjoyed the person centred approach making me feel he’s only teaching me and no one else. He’s always been available to discuss any problems with my practice and given immediate feedback.Tanvir
Between them they have a wealth of knowledge and offer authentic teachings whilst also offering new ways to think about the way we practice. They are welcoming, fun and make yoga accessible. I highly recommend working with them both as individual teachers and in workshop or group classes.Helen
Zoë’s calm disposition enhances her teaching. My practice has developed not simply with her guidance on the ‘poses’ but deepened with an emphasis on breath work and meditation. Classes are peppered with carefully chosen quotes, readings and insights into the theory of yoga and āyurveda, meaning by the end of the class, both body and mind have benefited from a ‘work-in’ as well as a ‘work-out’!Jennifer