For those looking for additional support during COVID-19, I will be offering online one-on-one Yoga Therapy/Counseling sessions.

If financial assistance is required, please request upon scheduling. 

WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY?

Under the knowing hands of a specially trained professional, yoga therapy can serve as a key therapeutic treatment for many health concerns. A growing number of healthcare practitioners recognize yoga’s healing potential and recommend its gentle powers of rehabilitation, recovery and relaxation.

 

If you’re coping with illness, injuries, various physical or mental health issues and conditions, or recovering from surgery, one-on-one yoga therapy sessions could be the solution for you. Private yoga therapy sessions are tailored to meet you wherever you are at to progress toward improved health and wellbeing. Yoga Therapy empowers you to connect to your own innate healing potential.

ADDRESS THE ROOT CAUSE OF YOUR PAIN.

At YogaBuds, we will develop your individualized yoga practice which may include some of the following tools: a customized sequence of postures or asanas, counselling, breath work or visualizations and relaxation, and mindful meditation. The specific use of these tools by a trained yoga therapist can help to support regulation and

resilience in the mind-body system.

 

We use modified poses — often supported with props — which are appropriate for individual needs and capabilities and safely enable students to access their body with greater awareness and to experience healing. Students also receive individual home practices, which they’re encouraged to follow between sessions.

We customize YogaBuds Private sessions to your unique needs and capabilities based on one-on-one consultation

and taught on a one-on-one basis. This enables us to develop a deeper understanding of who you are and to determine a personalized and relevant practice regimen that is safe and supportive, and aligns with your personal goals and needs.

HOW DOES YOGA

THERAPY WORK?

HOW CAN YOGA THERAPY HELP?

The practise of yoga therapy requires specialized training and skill development of the therapist to foster the therapist-client relationship and to facilitate positive change for the individual, helping to change their relationship and identification with their condition. Yoga therapy can help improve overall health and wellbeing, by eliminating, reducing or managing symptoms that cause suffering and helping to prevent the occurrence or reoccurrence of the underlying causes of illness. 

Yoga therapy can address a wide array of physical and mental conditions including, but not limited to:

Yoga for Healthy Aging

Yoga therapy to help manage osteoporosis, balance, fall prevention.

Yoga for Neurological Issues

Yoga therapy to help with stoke effects, MS, Parkinson's disease, ADD & ADHD, traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Yoga for Illness Support

Yoga therapy to help with cancer, diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune conditions. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Temmi holds an M.A. in Expressive Therapies, and a B.Ed with a focus in Special Education. Temmi is a Registered Art Therapist with the American Art Therapy Association and a member of the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals. She is a certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher and member of the Canadian Iyengar Yoga Teachers Association. Temmi is a Certified Yoga Therapist, C-IAYT/ 1000 hours by the International Association Yoga Therapist, an association that bridges yoga and healthcare. Temmi is certified in Sensory-Enhanced Yoga for Self-Regulation and Trauma Healing.

 

Temmi has long been interested in the therapeutic practice of yoga. Combining her skills as an art therapist and psychotherapist, yoga teacher and yoga therapist, Temmi has spent years crafting unique and personalized plans for students of all ages with a wide array of needs.

INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS

What is Yoga Therapy?

Watch CTV National News step into the YogaBuds studio to learn about the value of yoga therapy.

Yoga Therapy for Arthritis of the foot

Follow Temmi as she guides you through a specialized yoga therapy practice designed to you help with your Hallux Rigidus 

GET IN TOUCH

If you would like more information about our studio, private yoga therapy sessions and classes please send your name, contact information and a brief description.
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