Connection beyond Separation: Transforming Fear into Soothing Support

Lesson Description

Fear is a natural part of the human condition and learning to soothe our fears is a key goal of yoga practice. When we are afraid, we naturally turn to sources of support and places of safety. Connect to yoga practices that provide a safe space to cope and grow.

Instructor: Lisa Kaley-Isley

Lisa Kaley-Isley is a clinical psychologist, yoga teacher, IAYT certified yoga therapist, and yoga educator residing in London. Lisa draws deeply on the wisdom and practices of both yoga and psychology to provide personalised yoga therapy and to educate yoga therapists. She was an early adopter of integrating yoga practices into her clinical psychology practice. Lisa is a long-term yoga student of Yogarupa Rod Stryker, Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, and Gary Kraftsow. These traditions all influence her personal practice, teaching, and provision of yoga therapy. Lisa is faculty on the Yogacampus Yoga Therapy Diploma course, and the founding Director of the Yogacampus Yoga Therapy Clinic, providing affordable access to yoga therapy in London. Lisa’s mental health focused workshops integrate providing information, experiential learning, and personal self-reflection. Lisa is a member of the IAYT Accreditation Committee. Lisa has conducted research evaluating the effectiveness of yoga to reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression in young people and she has published articles and book chapters on the practice of yoga therapy.