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Therapies

Osteo, Massage, Yoga Therapy and Hypnobirthing

Hypnobirthing with Melanie Mackintosh

The Hypnobirthing Australia™ Positive Birth Program is a unique childbirth education course designed for parents who are preparing for a calm, natural birth and are willing to calmly meet whatever turn their birthing takes. By enrolling in the Positive Birth Program, parents actively take another step closer to giving their baby the best birth possible with the circumstances that they have on the day.

The Positive Birth Program has four important pillars: 1) knowledge 2) tools to stay calm 3) support for the partner & caregivers 4) preparation for both mind and body.

  • Mind/body connection and preparation
  • Breathing techniques
  • Touch (massage and hypnotic anchors)
  • Self-hypnosis / Relaxation techniques
  • Conditioning through music, voice, tracks, smell, touch
  • Movement, upright positioning
  • Massage and acupressure
  • Creating an atmosphere conducive to relaxation and ‘letting go’ during labour and birth
  • Bonding with baby
  • Understanding the birth process
  • Decision making tools
  • Tools and knowledge for the birth partner

Program Options

The Hypnobirthing Australia™ Positive Birth Program is a 12-hour course run over two or three days. A short, six-hour program is available as a refresher for parents who have completed Hypnobirthing courses in the past or for those who are very short of time if baby’s birth is imminent. Please contact Melanie if you require the shortened program.

Program Cost

$525 per couple, per course.

Included in your investment is a comprehensive folio of resources used during the course, and a complete suite of online resources provided through Hypnobirthing Australia. This includes birth preparation resources and practice relaxation scripts and birth videos.

About your educator

Melanie Mackintosh is one of Australia’s leading prenatal and postnatal yoga teachers. Melanie has been leading mums through their pregnancies with yoga and meditation since 2010. She regularly teaches other teachers in their quest to become certified prenatal and postnatal yoga teachers.

Melanie is mum to two beautiful children, born joyously and calmly using yoga and meditation techniques. Full bio.

Please feel free to contact Melanie on 0413 298 132 or at melanie@australianyogaacademy.com with any questions.

For more information about Hypnobirthing Australia visit hypnobirthingaustralia.com.au

Hypnobirthing Australia™ Childbirth Education Program
Hypnobirthing
Hypnobirthing Australia™ Childbirth Education Program

Osteo & Massage

Albert Park Sports and Spinal (APSS) is conveniently located within the newly refurbished and tranquil studios of the Australian Yoga Academy (AYA).

Our practitioners, including osteopaths and remedial massage therapists, have sound knowledge in relation to the practice of yoga, and hands-on experience when it comes to treating common yoga complaints including hip, shoulder, and wrist conditions.

We believe the combination of osteopathy, massage therapy and yoga can enhance a state of relaxation, whilst leading you to an overall feeling of wellness.

We look forward to helping you on your journey to health and wellbeing.

Please navigate through our website sportsmedosteo.com.au  or call 03 9690 0457 to see how we can help you.

Supporting Neurological Wellbeing with Yoga Therapy

My name is Silva and I work with individuals who are seeking support with:

  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Dementia prevention

And the associated concerns such as:

  • Gait and Balance
  • Reducing tremors
  • Memory
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Anger, Grief, Fear
  • Digestive health
  • Improve quality of life

What is Yoga Therapy all about?

Yoga Therapy is the path towards finding harmony and wellness on an individual level.

When you invest in a Yoga Therapy program we will work together over 3 sessions with a program designed just for you. This will include pre-session discussions and support throughout the program.

I will teach you the tools to help you find ease, peace and healing, and show you how you can take control and incorporate these tools into your daily life.

Yoga Therapy is not a yoga class. You do not need to be fit or flexible, or even own a yoga mat, to get the benefits of a yoga therapy program.

Together we will explore your needs and create a therapeutic program, based on ancient practices blended with modern science, to support positive change.

Silva Mirovics

My name is Silva and I have undertaken a lot of extensive training, since graduating as a yoga teacher, to become a qualified yoga therapist. I am also a Gerontologist and have decades of experience and interest in community health, specifically in the field of neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease and Dementia.

Yoga therapy is a credible, evidence-based therapy. It is linked to the fields of complementary therapy and integrative medicine. We can work with you independently, or as part of your healthcare team.

Find out more at kinfolkhealing.com.au

Not sure if a Yoga Therapy program is for you? No worries at all. Send me an email with your questions and I will be in touch with you: silva@kinfolkhealing.com.au