What is Yoga therapy?
There is a significant difference between a yoga class and a yoga therapy session. Yoga therapy is a private one to one session with a qualified Yoga Therapist. Unlike a group class situation the therapist can fully focus on the clients needs. For instance specific requirements,limitations,illness and personal goals.
What does yoga therapy involve?
An initial consultation is held with all new yoga therapy clients. This allows clear objectives and goals to be defined. In addition to any prior injuries or health issues to be noted. Breathing, postures mindfulness are discussed and a tailor-made home program is designed for each client.
What are the benefits of Yoga therapy?
Yoga as a therapy can be used to address specific physical or emotional limitations. In a general sense, it can address things like back problems, stress management, illnesses, pain management, post Injury, toning certain muscle groups. Together we discuss what your personal goals are and how to achieve them.
What are the aims of Yoga therapy?
Yoga therapy aims to place the body in a position of self-healing with the help of a therapist. It can restore the natural balance and harmony, bringing positive good health to all parts of life – physical, mental and spiritual. It can be practised in conjunction with any medical treatments you are already receiving, and also in tandem with other complementary therapies. No prior experience of yoga is necessary before starting. It cultivates body/mind integration and a sense of harmony with life.
How long do Yoga therapy sessions last?
The initial Yoga therapy consultation is 90 minutes. This will involve a case history, follow up information and advice and a tailor-made daily session that will be revised regularly.
Follow up session are one hour.
Initial consultation – €80
Following sessions are – €65
What Yoga Ireland teacher offers Yoga Therapy?
Catriona Mc Cormack
Read more: Teacher Catriona Mc Cormack in the Independent Newspaper