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 cultivate in themselves. IAYT-certified yoga therapist Theresa Conroy was therefore in for some surprises when she underwent a total hip replacement. Read the eloquent story of how she broke down her own yoga practice to build it back up for healing.