Yoga Ashram

Swami Ahimsadhara

About Helen Cushing (Swami Ahimsadhara)

BA Communications
Diploma of Satyananda Yoga Training
Member of SYTA 

Ahimsa has practised yoga since she was a teenager in 1975 and has been teaching since 2003. She is a highly regarded teacher and presenter in Australia and internationally. Ahimsa lives in Hobart. 

Prior to teaching yoga Ahimsa worked in the media. As a freelance writer she publishes articles and books on yoga and other topics. 

For more than 15 years Ahimsa has taught yoga to war veterans, refugees and others with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She has given programs to war survivors and others with PTSD in Colombia, Serbia, India, UK and several European countries.

Ahimsa's award-winning documentary, Heroes of Peace, tells the story of the war veterans yoga group she teaches in Hobart.

Her book, Hope: How Yoga Heals the Scars of Trauma offers holistic solutions to post-trauma suffering.

Find out more about Ahimsa at her websites
South Hobart Yoga & Meditation
Life Beyond Trauma





Rocklyn Yoga Ashram, operated by Yoga Association of Victoria Inc. as an autonomous entity, remains committed to the tradition of Satyananda Yoga and continues the teachings of the Satyananda system of yoga.