1 to 1’s

What does a 1 to 1 exercise therapy session involve?

Working one-to-one with your exercise therapist, you’ll start by discussing your general health, lifestyle, goals and what you would like to work on. The therapist will then guide you through some gentle movements, breath practices, relaxation techniques and mindful awareness in a sequence tailored to your needs bringing balance to the mind, body and emotions. You will receive suggestions for home practice to build on what you have covered in the session.

What are the benefits of exercise therapy?

There is significant scientific evidence that the elements of exercise therapy can be effective for:

  • lowering blood pressure
  • reducing anxiety
  • relieving depression
  • dealing with stress
  • improving insomnia
  • building balance, mobility and strength
  • improving muscular-skeletal mechanics
  • helping with weight loss
  • dealing with chronic pain
  • supporting osteoporosis
  • relieving menopausal symptoms
  • helping with postnatal depression

 

How long is an exercise therapy session?

An initial session is 60 minutes, with follow-up sessions lasting 45 minutes.

Do I need to be flexible, or have experience?

Exercise therapy has benefits for every level of experience and is accessible to all. Practices can be adapted for use in chairs, wheelchairs, and even for the bedridden.

What does exercise therapy session involve?

Working one-to-one with your exercise therapist, you’ll start by discussing your general health, lifestyle, goals and what you would like to work on. The therapist will then guide you through some gentle movements, breath practices, relaxation techniques and mindful awareness in a sequence tailored to your needs bringing balance to the mind, body and emotions. You will receive suggestions for home practice to build on what you have covered in the session.

What are the benefits of exercise therapy?

There is significant scientific evidence that the elements of yoga therapy can be effective for:

  • lowering blood pressure
  • reducing anxiety
  • relieving depression
  • dealing with stress
  • improving insomnia
  • increasing heart rate variability (an important bio-marker for overall health) and cardiovascular health
  • building balance, mobility and strength
  • bringing mental clarity and focus
  • improving muscular-skeletal mechanics
  • supporting emotional regulation
  • protecting against age-related cognitive and physical decline
  • helping with weight loss
  • dealing with chronic pain
  • supporting osteoporosis
  • relieving menopausal symptoms
  • helping with postnatal depression
  • improving quality of life and life satisfaction

 

How long is an exercise therapy session?

An initial session is 60 minutes, with follow-up sessions lasting 45 minutes.

Do I need to be flexible, or have experience?

Exercise therapy has benefits for every level of experience and is accessible to all. Practices can be adapted for use in chairs, wheelchairs, and even for the bedridden.