Yoga Articles

If you love yoga, live & breath yoga or just want to learn more about it, these articles are for you.  These articles have been written by Erika Newberry the founder of Change With Yoga, yoga therapist, trauma sensitive yoga  and laughter yoga facilitator. These articles were written for the Kundalini House, Yoga Studio & Natural Health Clinic blog.




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What is Yoga Therapy?

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Yoga Therapy is a modality that empowers and supports you to manage your own health.  It’s designed to assist you, the whole individual, as opposed to focussing solely on the injury, condition or illness that you might be presenting with. Throughout our sessions together, we will work in a professional and therapeutic way to find the most effective method of treatment for you. This treatment might incorporate a number of principles or practices from the yogic traditions that may range from pranayama (breath work), asana (posture), meditation, diet suggestions, lifestyle counselling (within a yogic context) and self-development guidance. These are applied in a very therapeutic way with the aim of bringing balance to the body and mind. Sounds pretty good hey? So what's next?

Yoga Therapy generally consists of

a minimum of 3 sessions

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1. Initial treatment – In this session we will discuss the reason for Yoga Therapy, discuss your medical history as well as current lifestyle and diet etc.

The second part of this session involves a physical assessment.  We will look at the symptoms that are being presented for the yoga therapy session and observe any of the areas of the body that may be contributing to these symptoms. We will observe the range of motion in the presenting areas in order to decipher a suitable treatment plan.
Some techniques may be given to work with on the day.


2. Yoga Therapy Program – Our second session is generally 7 - 10 days after the first appointment.  In this second session we will go through together a yoga treatment plan just for you!  This session is experimental as we work together to find modifications and variations that feel good for your body. We can create recordings (photograph, film or audio) of any of the practices that we explore, being physical postures, breathing techniques or meditations.  This is a great way of re-creating the practice from home so that you can practice in confidence.  A formal Yoga Therapy program will also be given to you on the day to take home outlining how to practice each technique safely and why we are including it within your yoga therapy program.

3. Review the Session - In this session we will review the practice to see if any changes have occurred for you.  We are then able to make modifications and variations to the practice so that it feels more suitable for your body. 



Further follow up or on-going sessions are also available



3 Session Yoga Therapy Package (1x 1.5hr and 2x 1hr sessions): $380

 -valid for 3 months-


Initial Appointment (1.5 hrs): $180

Follow -Up (1.5 hrs): $180

Follow - Up (1hr): $120

“I booked in for three Yoga Therapy sessions not totally knowing what to expect. Erika made me feel at ease from the outset. She is a good listener, calm, reassuring and patient. I have a few programs to practice at home that are suited specifically to my needs. Now yoga has become a daily practice, which was always one of my intentions. I would recommend Erika, at Change with Yoga to anyone who wants to start making Yoga a more meaningful and enriching experience, with the help of a caring and knowledgeable practitioner.”

Sue Van Wyk

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Locations for Yoga Therapy Appointments

Hurstwood Clinic

Level 1, 16A Toorak Rd
  South Yarra, VIC 3141

(03) 9867 2900


No set availablility

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Kundalini House

391a St Georges Rd

North Fitzroy VIC 3068

(03) 9482 4325


No set availablility

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0410 704 596


Grass Roots Yoga

Level 1, 84 Inkerman Street
St Kilda 3182


No set availablility

Please speak to Erika directly to negotiate an appointment time

0410 704 596