|Alistair served as an Infantry Officer in the New Zealand Army for over a decade, which included active duty tours to East Timor and Afghanistan.
After taking a break from Army life, Alistair began an incredible journey of self-inquiry that eventually led him into teaching Yoga, Meditation and other traditional healing practices to assist in the treatment of Veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Having completed his 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training at Kawai Purapura as well as Trauma-Conscious Yoga, Mindful Resilience, Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindful Yoga Therapy (MYT) trainings in the United States, Alistair is extremely passionate about sharing these life-changing practices with others.
Alistair’s workshops are designed to be accessible to everyone regardless of experience level or physical ability. His aim is to generate an open and inclusive space where people feel comfortable to explore all facets of themselves. Inviting everyone to experience the transformational power of these ancient practices as well as providing practical tools that can be taken away and used in everyday life.
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Session 1: Journey for Inner Wounds
This workshop uses clinically proven and empirically informed Yoga practices originally designed for Veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a conduit for all people to experience a greater sense of inner peace and genuine transformation. Establishing a safe container for people to begin the journey of releasing the subtle impressions, beliefs and those things no longer serving them being held within their body-mind as a result of unresolved inner wounds.
Session 2: Cultivating Genuine Masculinity – Part 1 Inner Peace
This workshop provides a safe container for men to join together and genuinely express themselves. The practices offered allow men a chance to experience their authentic self, located beneath the masks we all wear. The therapeutic Yoga and other traditional healing practices used in this workshop provide men with practical tools and wisdom that foster a greater sense of inner peace and tranquility.
Session 3: Cultivating Genuine Masculinity – Part 2 Inner Power
This workshop provides a safe container for men to join together and genuinely express themselves. The practices offered allow men the chance to experience their own authentic power, including an introduction into how this inner power can be manipulated to achieve profound self-transformation. The dynamic Yoga and other traditional healing practices used in this workshop guide men to discover their own inner strength as well as arousing the Mana (spiritual power) within to assist them on their journey.