The Yoga Impact Charity Teaching Team are all trained in The Yoga Impact Charity's Evidence Based Methodology combining Yoga, Somatic Therapy and Psychology  


12-Week Virtual Yoga for Healthcare Workers during COVID-19










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Eight-week Yoga intervention with Foster Care Workers and Staff at KARI 


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Eight-week Yoga Intervention at the Villawood Immigration Detention Centre 

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Refugees Healing from Torture and Trauma: A Mixed Methods Evaluation

Begg, D., Bibby, H., Ortega, T., Perez, D., Maharjan, K., Coello, M. 2017, 'Yoga for Refugees Healing from Torture and Trauma: A Mixed Methods Evaluation', paper presented to the North American Refugee Health Conference, Toronto, 16-18 June. 

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The results of the evaluation of The Yoga Impact Charity's Trauma Informed Yoga Programs has been shared at Conferences globally including:

The Australasian Yoga Therapy Conference, Sydney (2018)

The North American Refugee Health Conference, Portland (2018)

The Yoga Australia Conference, Melbourne (2018)

The North American Refugee Health conference, Toronto (2017)

Settlement Services International from Settlement to Belonging, Sydney (2017)

The Australia & New Zealand Refugee Trauma Conference, Sydney (2017)

The Ingham Institute for Medical Research Innovation Conference, Sydney (2016)

The North American Refugee Health Conference, New York (2016) 

  • 97% of healthcare workers reported they felt more physically relaxed after Yoga

  • 93% of healthcare workers reported feeling calmer in the mind

  • 53% of healthcare workers reported sleeping better

  • 70% of healthcare workers reported they were better able to cope with the work day 

  • Participation in Yoga led to a significant reduction in stress & PTSD symptomatology for KARI staff 

  • KARI Staff reported a significant improvement in professional satisfaction as a result of Yoga 

All of the participants at Villawood Detention Centre reported

  • Reduced pain

  • Improved sleep

  • Greater sense of calm 

  • Increased confidence 

  • Relaxation 

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We acknowledge that these lands were stolen and sovereignty was never ceded. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.

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