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.”

A good night’s sleep

A good night’s sleep

People who suffer from insomnia struggle with sleep—and with the anxiety and fear cycle that can perpetuate the trouble of getting enough quality rest. Stress is a prime reason for insomnia, and as sufferer and IAYT-certified yoga therapist Charley Hickey says, “I...

Cardio connections

Cardio connections

What touches our hearts—and how and why we love—at times seems mysterious. Research, however, is helping us to understand more clearly how to take care of our cardiac health. “It has become increasingly evident that interrelationships—between different body organs and...

How yoga therapists work: Research, practice, and bridge building

How yoga therapists work: Research, practice, and bridge building

By Smitha Mallaiah When I arrived in the United States, I was astonished to find that yoga is perceived as a very physical practice, often stripped of its philosophical, spiritual, and cultural roots. I am a yoga therapist, educator, researcher, and, above all, a...