Yoga therapy tips: Self-care for when everything changes

Yoga therapy tips: Self-care for when everything changes

By Maggie McCuiston As a self-employed person, I could easily work around the clock—especially if I don’t monitor myself!—and I have to specifically schedule time for self-care. As daily life shifts dramatically, carving out this time has become even more important....
Yoga therapy and COVID-19 coping

Yoga therapy and COVID-19 coping

The Harvard Health Blog has listed yoga, meditation, and controlled breathing (which we might call pranayama) as helpful strategies for coping with anxiety related to the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic. Even during the most stressful times, yoga therapists help people...
Yoga, stress, and immunity

Yoga, stress, and immunity

By Ann Swanson During challenging times, stress takes a toll on the mind and the body. Stress can lead to compromised immunity, increased inflammation, poor sleep, and exhaustion. Regular yoga practice offers a chance to create the opposite for ourselves. Your immune...
A case of yoga therapy for respiratory issues—and more

A case of yoga therapy for respiratory issues—and more

By Roshini Ranjit Deepa,* a software consultant in her mid-20s, had been suffering from wheezing and breathlessness while climbing the stairs for more than a year. She also had a runny nose, “heaviness” of the head, bouts of sneezing soon after waking up in the...
Take a yogic break!

Take a yogic break!

Pause and connect to stillness in this 5-minute guided meditation with IAYT-certified yoga therapist Jennie Lee. This short practice encourages the release of tension in the body through connection to the breath’s natural rhythms. “You are not the...
The healing aspects of yoga therapy for Lyme disease

The healing aspects of yoga therapy for Lyme disease

By Elaine Oyang Brittany* is a cheerful, attractive woman in her late 20s with thoughtfully curled blond hair tinged fairy-tale pink. From the outside, she looks like any other 20-something: radiant, with a full life ahead of her. However, her story has been altered...