Private Yoga Therapy

Personalised yoga tailored to YOU!
With experienced yoga therapist Charley Hickey, C-IAYT
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Yoga Therapy Explained

“Yoga therapy is the process of empowering individuals to progress toward improved health and well-being through the application of the teachings and practices of yoga” – International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) definition.

It is usually delivered in either a private one-on-one or small group session.  Yoga therapy can adapt the practice of yoga to the needs of people with specific or persistent health problems not usually addressed in a group class.

How We Can Help You

No yoga experience is needed to benefit from yoga therapy.  It can assist in a wide range of circumstances. Some common examples include:

Recovery from injury

Recent health diagnoses e.g arthritis

Wellness during ongoing illness

Chronic/persistent pain

Private introduction to yoga

Gentle movement after a period of inactivity

Stress management through mindfulness

Boost confidence & motivation

Private Sessions

A yoga therapist assists the person rather than focusing on the condition.  To do that, they use a combination of techniques including:

  • Yoga poses
  • Breathing techniques
  • Meditation
  • Lifestyle counselling
  • Self-development guidance

Each person receives an assessment and then a tailored practice based on their own needs. Yoga therapy is not just a short-term treatment but a long-term lifestyle option. It develops self-awareness & empowerment to promote lasting change.

After an assessment, you will be given a personalised plan to practice at home.  Most people come for a few appointments and then continue in their own time.  Many feel confident to join one of our friendly group classes.

Our yoga therapists work with other health professionals and have a local network to refer on to.

What Our Clients Have To Say

Finding A Yoga Therapist

Yoga therapy is an emerging profession that is backed by a growing evidence base of research.  A yoga therapist is an experienced yoga teacher with extra training.  This includes bio-medical knowledge and assessment skills.   Yoga therapists certified with IAYT (http://www.iayt.org.au) have achieved the highest level of certification currently available worldwide. Our principal yoga therapist, Charley Hickey and all yoga therapists here at Charleyoga hold the C-IAYT designation.