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Barbara Ives Yoga Teacher, Health & Wellbeing Life Coach Your Health is Your Wealth. Love yoga, love life, love people, let go of all that holds you back and live your dream life.

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Report on the Therapeutic Effects of Yoga for Your Health and Wellbeing

Posted by Barbara Ives on Sunday, October 13, 2013, In : The benefits of yoga 

An interesting report.

http://www.yoga-east.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Sheffield-ScHARR-Report-2013.pdf


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Busy, Busy, Busy, Teaching, Training and Holidays

Posted by Barbara Ives on Friday, October 19, 2012, In : Development and Holidays 

Where did August and September go? and November is almost upon us. I have been very busy teaching lots of yoga but also focusing on my own development as a yoga teacher and therapist. I am preparing to deliver the first of the 'Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs' (YfHBs) programme starting 1 November, having recently completed this accredited training course. 'YfHBs' is a gentle yoga progamme designed specifically for those with lower back pain and for those wanting to avoid back pain (and who does...


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Yoga and Pain Management

Posted by Barbara Ives on Friday, August 24, 2012, In : Yoga for pain management 
I was asked to write a short article on how yoga can help with pain management. To read the article see link below http://gallery.mailchimp.com/c861a97379f5b59406c46d126/files/Pain_Toolkit_e_newsletter_Summer_2012_PM.pdf

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Restorative Yoga

Posted by Barbara Ives on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, In : Yoga as Therapy 
15 reasons why you should try restorative yoga http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-5289/15-Reasons-Why-You-Should-Try-Restorative-Yoga.html
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The Scientific Basis of Yoga Therapy

Posted by Barbara Ives on Monday, June 25, 2012, In : Yoga as Therapy 
As a yoga therapist I have witnessed and experienced myself the wonderful benefits of yoga and yoga can truly help with chronic pain, illness, injuries, mental, physical and emotional health and wellbeing. Yoga is so much more than many people realise and it is a complimentary therapy.  When I come across any research I like to share.  Research is documenting the effectiveness of yoga therapy and suggesting specific mechanisms for how it works.

By Timothy McCall, M.D.

One of the most excit...


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Yoga and pain management

Posted by Barbara Ives on Monday, June 25, 2012, In : The benefits of yoga 
Yoga is an ancient system developed in India that addresses the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of the individual. There are many different forms of yoga practice, each of which emphasizes different skills and goals. Hatha yoga, the path of the body, is the most well known approach in the United States and is used here mainly as a form of exercise and stress management. Within Hatha yoga, there are many different approaches. Some techniques are physically strenuous and demanding, while...
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Yoga as a Therapy

Posted by Barbara Ives on Sunday, May 20, 2012, In : Yoga as Therapy 
I am often asked what the difference is between 'yoga therapy' and 'yoga'. I will explain briefly.

I spend a great deal of my time as a yoga and meditation teacher working with clients on a one-to-one basis. I work with clients with all kinds of conditions, these range from cancer, back and neck pain, joint pain, chronic fatigue, mental health issues, anxiety, panic attacks, depression, musculoskeletal problems, physcial issues, migraine, insomnia, sports injuries, runners with tight hamstring...
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