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How yoga therapy helps anxiety

I’m no stranger to anxiety. In fact, it’s what brought me to yoga therapy in the first place. After years of debilitating anxiety and frequent panic attacks, yoga therapy offered me a pathway to healing that has supported my mental health for over...

YOGA ALLIANCE DE-REGISTERING YOGA 'THERAPISTS' WITHOUT PROPER TRAINING

Can an experienced yoga teacher who works with students with health issues call themselves a yoga therapist? Not according to Yoga Alliance. In fact, if a yoga teacher advertises their services as 'yoga therapy' without recognised yoga therapist...

Hello and thank you, yoga teachers!

Nearly a year ago, you saw me pop up on the internet with a bunch of very scrappy videos about teaching yoga online.   The first COVID 19 lockdown had hit and yoga teachers were thrown out of work overnight. I saw what they needed most – the skills...

THE TOP 3 REASONS YOGA TEACHERS TRAIN TO BECOME YOGA THERAPISTS

Remember the buzz when you started your first yoga teacher training? The pure joy of doing something truly meaningful with a group of like-minded people? Then there was the excitement of taking your first steps as a yoga teacher – scary but oh so...

How does online yoga therapy training work?

An experienced yoga therapist asked me this weekend 'how on earth does online yoga therapy training work?' She was horrified at the idea of teaching the art and science of therapeutic yoga online. She exclaimed that the deep and nuanced philosophy...

Who is your yoga teacher's teacher?

One of my early yoga teachers, Buddhist nun Anipema Chodron, gave me an important piece of advice about choosing a yoga teacher. Make sure you ask your prospective yoga teacher who THEIR teacher is. Then ask them who their teacher’s teacher is.

Is yoga therapy an actual career?

  Congratulations! You've graduated from your Yoga Therapy training! So, now what....? Does being a yoga therapist help you get more work? Do yoga therapists earn more? Where are yoga therapists working? In short, is being a yoga therapist an actual...