Trauma Recovery

Can’t sleep? – Tips From Dr Leela Klein

Can’t sleep?   You are not on your own. Almost 90% of Australians suffer from a sleeping disorder, with 30% having a severe sleeping disorder, and 5% experiencing chronic insomnia. Furthermore, as we age our sleep patterns change, it will generally take longer to fall asleep and the quality of sleep is reduced. The elderly [...]

Positive Effects of Massage Therapy on Biochemistry From Luisa Scire

Positive Effects of Massage Therapy on Biochemistry   Serotonin is the neurotransmitter that is Predominantly responsible for regulating our sense of calm. Feelings of contentment, satisfaction and well-being are generated by this neurotransmitter, prompting relaxation and peace. Dopamine also plays a role in executive function which relates our ability to sustain attention, stay alert, and [...]

Moon Centers – Siri Hari

Do you feel that sometimes you are so powerful you can conquer the world while other times you just want o hide away and close the door never to be seen again?  Sometimes you are focused and organized and other times you are so dreamy it is hard to focus in your daily life?   [...]

Trauma Sensitive Yoga for the Recovery from Trauma – TSY From Rhonda Weatherby

Trauma Sensitive Yoga for the Recovery from Trauma - TSY   This course is created to establish a safe, predictable and non-judgmental space in which trauma survivors can begin to get to know their bodies again. TSY is an evidence based course for healing trauma, created by David Emerson from The Trauma Centre in Boston, [...]

Learning to understand your body & yourself – Yoga and Meditation for Anxiety & stress from Nancy Hanley

WEATHER PATTERNS OF YOUR BODY AND THE RETURN TO BALANCE   Right now I’m up in far north Queensland teaching yoga by the beach. I’ve been here for 3 weeks and each morning I watch the changing weather patterns of the ocean. No two days are the same. For a few days it will be [...]

How mindfulness can help you to deal better with stress – Part 3 By Dr Alla Demutska (Insight Psychology Centre) and Dr Richard Chambers

The stress response   40,000 years ago, two cave people walked out of their cave. It was summer and the sun was shining. One of the cave people thought to themselves “What a lovely day…I think I will go and eat some berries and have a swim, and later I might lie and watch the [...]

Self-compassion and changing your critical self-talk – Part 2 By Dr Alla Demutska (Insight Psychology Centre) and Dr Richard Chambers

Self-compassion and changing your critical self-talk – Part 2 By Dr Alla Demutska (Insight Psychology Centre) and Dr Richard Chambers What is self-compassion?   We tend to be much kinder to others than ourselves. Most people, when faced by the suffering of someone they care about, respond with patience, acceptance and presence. We might offer [...]

Meet The Teachers: Joanna Nation

Meet The Teachers: Joanna Nation Joanna Teaches Hatha, Kundalini and Qi Gong At Kundalini House   I’m looking forward to meeting you (if we haven't met before) and hello. You'll see me around Kundalini House teaching Kundalini Yoga, Hatha Yoga and Integrative Qi Gong (perhaps some other classes too as my offer continues to grow). [...]

iRest Yoga Nidra for Nervous System Repair, What do we do in an iRest class? – Rachel Hanrahan

iRest Yoga Nidra for Nervous System Repair What do we do in an iRest class? As a yogic practice iRest yoga nidra starts with purposefully creating, an inner resource of peace, wellbeing and ease. A student cultivates this place using images, feelings, sounds, tastes and smells and practice recalling this self-created inner resource. The student [...]

“My Way” – By Prathiba (Teens Yoga Teacher)

This story I am sharing is “my way” to invite you into experiencing the yoga class I run at Kundalini House for your teenage son/daughter. In India where I come from, yoga is part of everyday life and being a yoga teacher, you carry responsibility to help every child/teen’s body and mind gain a language [...]