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Changing the Face of Yoga Podcast

Hosted by Stephanie Cunningham, a yoga teacher herself who is committed to sharing yoga with anyone, especially the over 50's. Stephanie created this podcast to share how yoga can be practiced by anyone with amazing benefits. Yoga teachers themselves will share their stories; discussing why they teach, who they teach, how students benefit. Every fortnight or so, we will release a new episode. We will talk with teachers about teaching children, curvy bodies, the elderly but also those that each yoga to support students with diabetes, cancer and mental health issues.
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Sep 26, 2017
Inclusion 3:55 Yoga - Sanctuary or Oppressive? 7:35 Yoga teacher's unequal and often unacknowledged power 12:00 Anti-oppressive teaching methods 19:30 Communication, Empathy and Boundaries 33:49 Tips to teach in an inclusive manner in large classes 38: 40 Contacts www.sofya.co.uk info@sofya.co.uk   Download the podcast here  
Sep 20, 2017
Refugee Yoga Project 2:12 Danielle's story and the beginnings of the Refugee Yoga Project 9.16 Teacher preparation for teaching for the Refugee Yoga Project Weekend intensive, Mentoring and Class design 20:30 Free 8 week sessions around Sydney with instructional videos in Tamil, Arabic, and Nepali for students' personal practice. 23:15 Students' descriptions of the benefits of yoga classes. Decrease in anger and chronic pain. Contact details: email: danielle@refugeeyogaproject.com website: www.refugeeyogaproject.com Partner contact details: Vasudhara Foundation: www.vasudhara.org NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Trauma and Torture Survivors: www.startts.org.au Power Living: www.powerliving.com.au
Sep 13, 2017
Ahimsa - a safe class with Christine Wushke 2:40 - Ahimsa - creating a safe environment in class to be a healing space. Need presence and attunement to your students to receive feedback about how they are doing. Slowing everything down, looking for resistance and blockages. 8:00 - Students not connecting with their bodies and forcing their bodies to do poses 10:30 - Trauma informed yoga. Hakomi trauma theapy. Frontline yoga, teacher is tracking the room for trauma activation. 17:00 - Adjustments in a safe environment 26:00 - Mindfulness (being present in yourself) and bringing your student to mindfulness at the beginning of class 34:15 - Christine talks to yoga teachers: a) use a movement attuned to resistance to allow students to release and b) using organic movement Contact details: email: journeytolight@gmail.com Website: www.freelyhuman.com Book: Freedom is your Nature. See it on Amazon or Christine's website
 
Sep 6, 2017
Giving Back through Yoga Volunteering Patti Stevens of Live  Balanced Naturally 1:00 Introduction: Aerobatics, Zen of Las Vegas, volunteering, Patti's travels. 5:23 - Teaching Yoga, Reiki, Qi Cong  as a Volunteer in a Substance Abuse Facility for Women and Their Children.  Low income individuals who have never experienced these types of modalities 9:20 Benefits for Clients: Breathing, meditation, relax, focus and movement. Patti Introduced Drum meditation as a tool for personal journey in meditation 18:58 - Reiki  is energy work and unblocks energy channels. Clients of the center can attend reiki circles after leaving the facility. A reiki circle is a group where facilitators provide energy release for the attendees. 24:15 - Patti has combined all of these modalities to help others. She has utilised all of these modalities to build a coaching system: Live Balanced Naturally.  Patti coaches women who are at a crossroads of their life  to find the best exercise, to eat cleanly, and to find a spiritual path that is good for them. To contact Patti: FB: www.facebook.com/LiveBalancedNaturally website: www.livebalancednaturally.com Speaker page: http://www.myspeakerpage.com/pattistevens/ Twitter: https://twitter.com_LiveBalance Youtube: https://twitter.com/channel/UC9KyqDYlgXpRi7mto9zcxFQ LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/livebalancednaturally/  
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