In this episode, in conversation with Beth Spindler, Yoga Therapist, Teacher and Writer, we discuss Beth's incredible work treating trauma and fear through yoga and the Vagus nerve.
World recognised Yoga Therapist, Beth Spindler began teaching yoga in 1976 and has been utilising yoga as a healing modality since then. Holding the highest certification in the field she is a fountain of knowledge and wisdom. Her book, Yoga Therapy for Fear, Treating Anxiety, Depression and Rage with the Vagus nerve along with other techniques is recognised in the Yoga therapy community as an important text for those studying in the field. She is a frequently featured writer and presenter for Yoga International and leads retreats worldwide.
She has practiced yoga since childhood in the Sivananda tradition and had the honour of living with her teacher in Eknath Easwaran's community in the early 80s, she then studied with Senior Iyengar teachers for many years. It was here that her love of yoga therapy began. Later she discovered the joy of fluid movement in Anusara, Ashtanga, and Prana Flow as well as Kundalini Yoga. Her background in yoga therapy also involved training in Phoenix Rising and Viniyoga of Desikachar lineage. She lived and practiced yoga therapy at the Himalayan Institute where her studies were in Sri Vidya Tantra,
She has trained hundreds of teachers, practiced yoga therapy in hospitals, universities, ashrams, retreat centers, clinics and schools. She currently lives in Springfield, Missouri.
About Beth Spindler C-IAYT, ERYT500
Yoga Therapist, Teacher, Writer
Author of Yoga Therapy for Fear, Treating Anxiety, Depression and Rage with the Vagus Nerve and Other Techniques
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