Yoga is often a confusing term seen by many people as something for gymnasts alone – however, few realise that it is an ancient system of health-maintenance to:
The noted psychologist Carl Jung noted that ancient systems in India and China that included yoga were made important psychological discoveries and had many techniques and a deeper understanding of the human psyche than modern psychology:
We Europeans are not the only people on earth. We are just a peninsular of Asia, and on that continent there are old civilizations where people have trained their minds in introspective psychology for thousands of years, whereas we began with our our psychology not even yesterday but only this morning.
(C.G. Jung: Analytical Psychology: Its Theory and Practice (The Travistock Lectures), p.74)
Yoga is hence not simply about physical flexibility, but flexibility of the mind as a complete system of psychology itself and includes systems such as:
In our Yoga Therapy Consultation, you will learn life-long lessons such as: