YOGA THERAPY

Experience how yoga therapy helps alleviate stress, anxiety, back pain and more.

It's widely known that yoga can enhance your physical and emotional well being, but when yoga is practiced with a therapeutic intention in the form of yoga therapy, it can help prevent and aid recovery from physical and mental ailments. yoga has long been practiced with therapeutic intentions as a way of transforming both the body and the mind.

Yoga as a therapy is the use of yoga and its vast toolbox to help treat and prevent a wide range of health conditions. It is holistic, considering every aspect of the mind, body and spirit and works harmoniously with both conventional and complementary and alternative medical systems.


Individual Yoga Therapy

Individual yoga therapy provides an opportunity to work one on one with Joanne and focus on your specific needs. Joanne will begin your introductory session with a confidential life/health questionnaire and an in-depth evaluation.The evaluation of each client involves consideration of 3 major areas: Physical, Psychological and Spiritual. In the course of the session you will be prescribed a practice or regime which incorporates, yoga postures, breathing exercises, meditation and a customized dietary and lifestyle plan with a prescription for moving forward towards greater health.

People seek a yoga therapy program for specific health goals or conditions such as stress, anxiety, depression, digestive disorders, chronic back conditions, pain management and weight issues to name a few. Having daily yoga and meditation can help improve mental calmness and clarity, body awareness, relieve chronic stress and relax your mind and body.

Download the New Client Intake Form

  • Please fill out Client Form and send it back before the scheduled appointment.
  • The first initial session is 75 minutes-by appointment
  • Follow up sessions are 1 hour-by appointment.
  • Sessions can be done at the Studio - in the privacy of your home or your office.
  • To schedule an appointment or for more info. please contact Joanne by email or call her directly 514-928-1981
  • CANCELLATION OF ANY APPOINTMENT A 24 HOUR NOTICE IS REQUIRED

Customized Private Yoga

This program caters to those who are interested in personal and individual attention as they are starting out with their yoga practice. The program offers a step-by-step introduction to the fundamentals of yoga postures. Classes provide each student with the necessary foundations to develop a safe and beneficial yoga practice. Emphasis will be given to lengthening the spinal column and improving one's seated posture to fully support a well functioning nervous system. When poses are performed in the right way muscle toning, increased stamina and a reduction of stiffness will be experienced.

Breathing is vital to life and to every yoga class. The role of the diaphragm differs depending on the body's posture, so correct breathing will be taught for different poses to optimize the oxygenation process. Classes will conclude with a guided relaxation and meditation to allow the mind time to quiet down leaving with an experience and feeling of well being.

This program is also suitable to be conducted in a semi-private setting. If you have any friends or family who are also new to yoga, it's a great opportunity to enjoy the benefits of the practice, support each other and share your experiences.

Download the New Client Intake Form

  • Please fill out Client Form and send it back before the scheduled appointment.
  • The first initial session is 75 minutes-by appointment
  • Follow up sessions are 1 hour-by appointment-optional but suggested.
  • The sessions are, One on One, Semi Private
  • Sessions can be done at the Studio - in the privacy of your home or your office.
  • To schedule an appointment or for more info. Please contact Joanne by email or call her directly 514-928-1981
  • CANCELLATION OF ANY APPOINTMENT A 24 HOUR NOTICE IS REQUIRED

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