How can yoga therapy help?

“I have heart failure disease…. My yoga therapist designed a program that was safe, pain-free, and helped with strength and flexibility—without leaving me breathless.”

“I appreciate how a yoga therapist takes the time to understand your health status holistically beforehand.”

Yoga therapy comes to the clinic

This beautifully written account explains how the pranayama of "bee breath" is used in one hospital. "Despite feeling dizzy, you listen to [the] teacher’s instructions and you bring your fingers to touch your sense organs. Thumbs gently press on your ears on both...

When your new hip won’t talk to you

Yoga therapy encourages listening deeply to the body—its complaints, requests, wisdom...Fine-tuning the ability to receive these messages, and to integrate their inseparable effects on our mental processes and our experiences, is a skill yoga therapists both teach and...

Top 5 benefits of yoga therapy for cancer care

By Laura Kupperman Ample scientific literature supports the benefits of yoga for cancer care, pointing toward improvements in quality of life, well-being, sleep, strength, and energy. Studies also show diminished anxiety, depression, stress, PTSD symptoms, heart rate,...