Yoga Therapy

One to one holistic therapy for mental and physical health.

People commonly come to Yoga Therapy to find relief from chronic pain, recurring injuries, anxiety, depression and other mental health conditions. If you have been through Trauma, please see Trauma Therapy.

 

Yoga Therapy often helps people sleep better, eat better and feel better. It can be tailored to almost any person with a medical condition whether it is a disease of body or mind. 

 

If you can breathe, you can do yoga. 

 

If you're generally well then a tailored practice can help maintain health, improve vitality and address any minor imbalances before they manifest into illness, lifestyle diseases or age-related disease.

A Yoga Therapy plan may include:

  • simple movements or yoga postures

  • breathing

  • meditation

  • relaxation exercises

  • lifestyle changes

This depends on your goals, your health and what you are interested in working on.

Sessions take place in Pendlebury (M27) and last 1 hour.

Fees:

Please let me know if you need a reduced fee.

£60/hour for self-funders

£65/hour for employers paying for employees

£75/hour via insurance claims

Yoga Pose

What happens in one to one Yoga Therapy sessions?

First session (60 minute health assessment / consultation)

Expect to discuss your health, lifestyle and your goals.

Depending on your discussion, the therapist might assess your:

  • posture

  • range of movement

  • symmetry / muscle balance

  • strength / flexibility

  • spine mobility / strength

  • energy flow

  • blood pressure

  • breathing

  • heart rate variability

  • mental health

 

 

Second session (60 minutes)

You will be guided through your personally tailored treatment plan to ensure everything is suitable and clear. This may include recorded material or printed instructions to help you feel confident to carry on with this at home.

 

Follow-up sessions (60 minutes)

 

Targeted assessment of relevant areas, treatment, review of progress, programme and health goals.

You are generally recommended to have between 3 and 6 sessions followed by a break while you continue to work on your programme.

For rehabilitation and other forms of recovery (eating disorders, addiction), weekly or fortnightly appointments might be more suitable.

For mental health conditions and trauma recovery, you may choose to have weekly/fortnightly sessions for 10 sessions or more. 

TESTIMONIALS

Hear from previous clients and students

“Had my needs at the top of the list. She was caring and clear."

“I enjoyed my consultation with Susi and gained interesting insights and a good plan which I'm sure will have many benefits to my health.”

“I noticed that Susi remained calm, professional and competent even when I had an unexpected reaction to one therapy."

"She is warm, friendly, approachable and has a vast knowledge of the practice that immediately put me at ease. For me, yoga has helped me in so many ways. It has complimented my physical health, enhancing my strength, tone and balance. More importantly, for me, it has had a huge impact on my mental health. Previously I suffered from depression, anxiety and, more recently, panic attacks. Through yoga, I have gained control of all these and I am in a different world! People comment on how much calmer and together I am. I wholeheartedly recommend any event that Susi puts together. My only regret is that I didn’t discover yoga and meditation sooner." Kevin

"Thank you Susi for your very open and friendly approach and knowledge, has been a great help." Helen

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Susi Wrenshaw is registered as a Yoga Therapist with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council. The CNHC is accredited by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care. The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care (PSA) is the independent government-appointed body that oversees and scrutinises the work of the nine statutory medical, health and care regulators. These include the General Medical Council (GMC), the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC). Since March 2012 the Professional Standards Authority has also been able to accredit registers of health and care occupations that are not regulated by law and CNHC has successfully completed this process.

“Both the Government and the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) recommend that when a patient or service user chooses to visit a health or care practitioner who is unregulated, only those on an accredited register are consulted”. (Jane Ellison MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health, November 2015).

 

General Medical Council guidance to doctors confirms they can refer patients to practitioners on Accredited Registers, such as CNHC.

Information on this website is for information only and is no substitute for medical advice.

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