Learn to be your own best resource
Providing support through illness, injury and healthy aging in a wide variety of areas:
- Recovery and treatment of chronic or persistent pain
- Improve muscular strength, body stability, mobility and variability
- Reduce stress, anxiety and depression
- Promote and improve respiratory and cardiovascular function
- Improve sleep patterns
ENHANCE OVERALL WELL-BEING AND QUALITY OF LIFE
Utilizing a variety of gentle movement, breath and awareness practices of yoga along with knowledge and resources to help in understanding the condition as it relates specifically, to you.
Though you may be suffering from pain or side effects from cancer treatment, or rheumatoid arthritis, sleeplessness or a multitude of problems, your experience is different from anyone else who has the same thing. Whether due to past history, your physical or emotional state, living conditions, genetics, stressors, age, etc. Each, is a different factor to be considered.
Jody is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT), a certified Pain Care Yoga Teacher and a Student of Yoga Therapy (SYT) with a particular interest in helping people with chronic or persistent pain.
With an understanding of a biopsychosocial approach to pain and it’s similarities to the holistic approach that yoga practices and philosophy offer, Jody integrates contemporary pain science along with self-management tools, techniques and practices.
Having lived overseas much of the last 20 years she recognizes not only the uniqueness of each and every person from a personal point of view, but also how culture and environment play a part in how we live and move in the larger world around us. She utilizes her keen sense of interest and observation of people along with her caring and compassion for each lived experience, to create safe spaces for learning, growth and healing.
Currently enrolled in a certified International Association of Yoga Therapists (C-IAYT) program at The School of Embodied Yoga Therapy in Ottawa, she expects to complete her studies in early 2020.