Yoga Therapy Sessions

What is Yoga Therapy?

Yoga therapy is a one on one practice customized to you, your lifestyle, current health situation, geographic location, age, culture and more.

A set of tools and techniques, mindfully picked and tailored to you, in order to empower you to progress towards improved health and well-being.

Yoga Therapy encompasses traditional yoga practices (physical movements, mindful breathing, meditation, philosophy), Ayurvedic principles (lifestyle and diet), and modern medical and psychological knowledge. It is a holistic modality.

This article details the difference between Yoga and Yoga Therapy.

Who is it for?

One size does NOT fit all. You are Unique. That is why every technique offered is carefully selected to address your specific situation.

Let’s take the example of Parkinson’s disease:

  • Student 1: Paul, 63 years old, retired with 2 children and 1 grandkid, living in Toronto diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease 4 years ago.
  • Student 2: Anna, 37 years old, 3 younger children, living in a rural town near Edmonton with early onset Parkinson’s disease since 2 years.

The Yoga Therapy support they will receive will be very different, even though they both have the same disease. This is because Yoga Therapy takes into consideration many factors and is based on the individual and not the disease.

Individuals who are dealing with debilitating conditions and/or pain that prevents them to enjoy life as they used to will benefit from Yoga Therapy sessions. You will learn and implement techniques that allows you to regain control over your health and/or some level of autonomy.

In some cases, we get rid of the condition and in other, we improve or maintain the current state.

You could benefit from Yoga Therapy if you are suffering from or affected by chronic, progressive or debilitating conditions such as:

  • Adrenal Fatigue / Burnout 
  • Arthritis and Joint Pain
  • Asthma & Respiratory Issues
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Cancer support & Recovery
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Stress
  • Chronic Headache / Migraine
  • COPD 
  • ​Diabetes
  • Digestive Issues, IBS, IBD, GERD
  • Electrical Injuries
  • Eating Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • ​Herniated Disks
  • High Blood Pressure 
  • Hormonal Issues
  • Insomnia, Narcolepsy
  • Joint Replacements / Surgery Recovery
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s
  • Scoliosis, Back Pain
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Thyroid issues
  • Trauma Recovery / PTSD

What to expect?

You begin with one of the two Programs available:

Starter Program of weekly private yoga therapy sessions. See Rates for Package details.

Longevity Program of 12 private yoga therapy sessions scheduled once a week for the next 3 months. See Rates for package details.

For both Programs, the first session may last up to 75 minutes and includes:

  1. Intake: Inquiring and assessing your health history, current treatments and medications, current physical, mental and emotional condition, and understanding your health and wellness goals.
  2. Yoga Therapy Practice: Each practice is tailored to suit your specific needs, capabilities, goals, and life circumstances.
  3. Bespoke home-practice handout: You will be provided an accompanying diagram of the practice to be done at home in between our sessions.

Over the course of our work together you will learn tools and techniques to safely maintain & improve your mobility, reduce anxiety & brain fog, learn to relax & work through past/present traumas, enhance your sleep (length & quality) and overall become able to navigate through the symptoms as they come up.

Your personalized home practice may include:

  • Diet & lifestyle recommendations,
  • Breathing techniques,
  • Individualized physical movements,
  • Deep tissue body work,
  • Meditation & relaxation practice,
  • Visualization,
  • Use of sounds…

You will receive ongoing one-one-one support to ensure your consistent progress towards your wellness goals.

Starter Program
for those who prefer to test the water before diving in

Experience the benefits of one on one Yoga Therapy

Monthly:
$375.00
  • 3 x 60 min session/week
  • Bespoke handouts for home practice
  • Supportive & case specific resources
  • In-person* or virtual sessions
  • Exclusive Mindfulness Guide
  • Priority email support
  • Length of program: 1 month
Longevity Program
for those committed to turning their lives around

Establish strong foundations of healing & develop a home practice

Monthly:
$500.00
  • 12 x 60 min session/week
  • Bespoke handouts for home practice
  • Supportive & case specific resources
  • In-person* or virtual sessions
  • Exclusive Mindfulness Guide
  • Priority email & text support
  • Exclusive Healthy, Happy Guts guide
  • Sleep Well Every Night workshop**
  • 20% off the Shop
  • Length of program: 3 months

You may choose to start with a virtual consultation. This complimentary 20 minutes call is the opportunity to get clear on your needs, and discover how Yoga Therapy can support you.

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Yoga Therapy is a complementary system of health, not an alternative one. It supports and works in conjunction with your normal medical treatments, and I ask that continue your personal health routine as suggested by your doctor or medical professional.

For more information, read our FAQ.

 

*prices shown are for sessions in the neighborhoods listed in FAQ. Should you live outside the neighborhoods mentioned, an additional travel fee may be applied. Contact me for details. In line with Provincial Health & Safety requirements, all sessions are held virtually until further notice.

**Sleep Well Every Night is a 2 hours workshop held virtually twice a year. You will access the workshop and all materials for free. (don’t worry, you’ll receive the recording if you cannot make it live)