During an intensely emotional period in her life, Judy came to a profound insight through yoga therapy - What would happen if I focused on what is right with me instead of trying to fix what is wrong with me? My body loves me and all I need to do is love it back. The truth was simple and Judy has been exploring ways into the body’s wisdom ever since and how to receive messages and take action.
As a yoga therapist and educator, she engages health seekers, truth seekers and wisdom holders in becoming experts in themselves - to find their own answers, to make wise choices, to stress less and feel good inside.
She leads classes, workshops and courses in yoga and yoga therapy for ways to self-care, gain deeper self-awareness and healing into wholeness. The Yoga United Education diploma in Yoga Therapy in 10 modules starts with a 60 hour BWY quality-assured foundation module.
This day is an introduction for those who love learning and enquiring deeply with trauma sensitivity as well as light-heartedness. Judy will be sharing some presentation material, guiding you in warming up the body with some gentle movement, embodied mindfulness and meditative practices, encouraging group discussion, Q&A, and offering a yoga nidra to complete the day.
Aims of the Day
What’s the difference between yoga teaching and yoga therapy
Explore definitions – yoga therapy, embodied mindfulness, wisdom, collaboration and co-creation
Access the body to reconnect with your authentic voice
Guide direct experience from tracking sensation to receiving insight
Explore the koshas in relation to embodied experience
Create a sankalpa through the day’s practices
Guided yoga nidra
Understand the difference between yoga teaching and yoga therapy
Practice embodied mindfulness to access the body's wisdom
Learn how to BE more and THINK less
Discuss what blocks deeper wisdom and how to access it
Experience yoga nidra with sankalpa based on the days learning
Timetable of the day
Yoga teacher and yoga therapist
Guided embodied experience
Embodied mindfulness - group discussion
Integration to sankalpa
1-2pm lunch break
The Koshas in yoga therapy
Pre Work for the day
You may wish to prepare by meditating and self-reflecting on one or all of the following questions
What is my intention for joining this day?
What happens when I use my body as a vehicle for self-enquiry?
How has yoga changed my life?
Aids for sitting and soft props for yoga nidra including blanket, bolsters/cushions, eye pillow
Level the Course is aimed at
Experienced Teacher, General Practitioner.
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