Yoga therapy is for strengthening and stretching safely, improving stress related health conditions, reducing pain and supporting mental health in difficult times.
The benefits of yoga for therapy are for the whole person: to learn methods to support your health naturally. Whether you want to recover from injury or illness, yoga for therapy targets both your condition and your whole being. So you can relax, get the rest you need, and feel well enough to exercise at your own pace safely. Click on the schedule below to book a private class. Call or text (289) 928-7292, or e-mail us
Frances is a qualified yoga for therapy teacher. Her credentials include over 750 hours of training. Since Yoga Therapy is a relatively new designation, here’s a description: Yoga poses (asana) and breathing exercises (pranayama) are taught to the student, usually with a particular goal in mind. These goals include but are not limited to:
- injury recovery and harm reduction- to stretch and strengthen the spine and joints, to support proper mechanics of joints, knees, hips, spine etc., reducing pain and improving mobility
- mental wellness- to support the nervous system and hormonal system to improve sleep, move through loss or trauma, alleviate depression or anxiety.
- illness recovery and immune system support- reduce pain, relieve stress, and stimulate healing. High blood pressure, stress related disease, cancer, and more.
Find balance and recover well-being to pursue the activities and life style you desire
In a typical Yoga Class, led by qualified teachers who instruct and guide you through yoga poses, although assistance is provided, the focus is to move through through the poses, stretching and strengthening, and to feel relaxed and refreshed from the practice.
If you are looking for yoga specifically for a health issue, then Yoga for Therapy is recommended. A qualified practitioner has completed 350 or more hours training in Viniyoga, Yoga Therapy,or Yoga in the Tradition of Desikachar (the foremost student of the healer Krishnamacharya), in addition to a yoga teacher training of 200 or more hours.
To contact Frances, call (289) 928-7292, or E-mail
All classes are 1.5 hours, and limited to 5.
Held at 279 Central Park Blvd. N, Oshawa, Ontario