Recently I’ve been reading Donna Farhi’s articles. As a yoga teachers’ legend, her work has been a steady source of inspiration for self-practice, teaching and being with clients in the therapy room. Her article describes having a blueprint for optimal… Read More »Yoga & Therapy: Donna Farhi’s Blueprint for Optimal Movement
One of the most common ways people access mental health support is through their GP when they apply for a Mental Health Care Plan in Australia. This has exacerbated demand for psychologists throughout the pandemic, with wait-times averaging a month… Read More »6 GREAT REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD SEE A COUNSELLOR
Guided visualisation, guided imagery, guided relaxation, active daydreaming and visual mediation are all names for a mindbody relaxation technique we love here at Sava Therapies. Guided relaxation is one of our favourite skills to share in our counselling sessions. It… Read More »8 Healthy Benefits of Guided Visualisations
This is a question that is often asked, and for a while, I didn’t know how to answer it. I experienced relaxation and meditation differently, but I didn’t know why. I’m glad I came across this article! To summarise the… Read More »What’s the difference between relaxation and meditation?
Finding the right therapist or teacher is equally about them being able to walk alongside you, and understand what you’re going through, in as much as it is about you feeling comfortable enough to share your experiences honestly with them.… Read More »About Anita, creator of Sava Therapies
This clip, taken from Esther Perel’s Youtube channel is one of those videos you would want to watch a couple times over and share with the people you are having difficulty talking to. I thought I’ll share this because relational… Read More »The Skills to Have Difficult Conversations
Yin Yoga is based on ancient Chinese philosophies and involves holding yoga poses (asana) for longer periods than is normal with other forms of yoga. It focusses on improving the elasticity of your fascia (connective tissue which stabilises muscles), ligaments,… Read More »What is Yin Yoga?