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.”

The “pleasant surprise” of yoga therapy’s effects

Matthew Taylor, a past president of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, offers a brief history of contemporary yoga therapy as part of 30 Years of Social Change by Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Taylor describes how yoga therapy actually goes far beyond...

Healing Our Backs with Yoga: An Essential Guide to Back Pain Relief

  BOOK REVIEW: Healing Our Backs with Yoga: An Essential Guide to Back Pain Relief, by Lillah A. Schwartz   Review by Steven Weiss In her comprehensive book, Lillah Schwartz explores back pain and its many causes. She provides sequences of asana (postures) that...