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
Since my first yoga lesson with Gary in April 2014, Gary has helped me develop a consistent practice that I really look forward to and benefit from. Gary has always tailored my practice to the space I’m living in, my work commitments, and my physical and mental needs and religious beliefs. I am so glad I took up yoga lessons with Gary, my yoga practice has been a real life saver seeing me through some big life changes and some stressful as well as good times. Gary is approachable, down to earth and I’d highly recommend him as a friendly and knowledgable yoga teacher.Sarah
I have benefitted a lot from this approach as I like the combination of static and dynamic postures with breath work. The teachers are experienced and genuinely helpful, and it’s nice that they are aware of my individual limitations.Virginia
Gary is a wonderful teacher. He is very professional, calm and caring. I am 76 and have been attending Gary’s yoga classes for a number of years. The class is very friendly and consists of all ages and everyone feels confident knowing that they are encouraged to work within their capabilities, with slight variations when necessary.Doreen
I have been practicing yoga under Gary’s guidance for around 5 years and I cannot speak more highly of my experience. Prior to attending Gary’s class I naively believed that yoga was for the super flexible whose main aim was to master complex postures. However, thanks to Gary’s teaching my understanding of both yoga practice and theory has greatly improved, as has my overall wellbeing. The emphasis is on the importance of the breath which I have found enlightening and have applied to everyday life. As a result of attending Gary’s classes, I have seen great improvements in myself both physically and mentally. The main benefit of attending this class is the fact we are taught by an inspiring teacher who is clearly passionate about his subject and committed to making yoga accessible and achievable for all.Sam