By Dr Kathie Overeem
ABOUT IVY YOGA
Ivy yoga offers more than a typical yoga class. My goal is to support optimal mental performance and psychological health. I teach yogic and psychological techniques that are scientifically proven to promote relaxation, focus, attention, mental wellness, mental fitness, and psychological health.
Classes and short courses at Ivy Yoga currently range from open classes that aim to develop mental well-being and trauma sensitive closed sessions.
One of our primary goals at Ivy Yoga is to provide a sense of support and community. In addition to our yoga classes, we will be organising guest speakers and seminars on topics relevant to healing from emotional trauma through to personal growth using positive psychology.
YOGA FOR MENTAL WELL-BEING
For those that would like to learn how to use embodied yogic techniques to develop mental wellness. These 90 min sessions will incorporate yoga postures, breath practices, meditation techniques, and positive psychology.
Classes will focus on hatha and yin styles of practice, these are accessible styles of yoga that facilitate a calm state of mind while offering a sense of physical alignment and relaxation. Breath and meditation practice will be used to develop a sense of mental calm, clarity, and focus. The goal of these classes is to increase psychological well-being.
For those that have experienced emotional trauma or adversity in their life. Yogic practices are used to support and create a more positive relationship with your body and strengthening the connection with the present moment.
Adhering to TCTSY methodology empirical proven as an adjunct treatment for complex emotional trauma.
Private and group sessions. Classes run by Ivy Yoga are strictly limited to a maximum of 8 participants. Group sizes for organisations and services that book our services are at the discretion of the organisation.
CHARITY YOGA CLASS
Join us for an open class suitable for all levels. Here you will have the opportunity to experience practices that will be on offer by Kathie, including a 1-hour invitational style yoga practice, breath work, and meditation. After our practice, you are welcome to join us for food and drink refreshments and a meet and greet to answer questions and enjoy time with others in your community. Profits will be donated to a local charity.
These sessions are tailored to the needs of the individual. The sessions can include trauma sensitive yoga and/or yoga for mental well-being. Please esquire to discuss how Kathie can be of service.