Is it the breath or the meditation?

Is it the breath or the meditation?

By Luciano Bernardi and Nicolò Francesco Bernardi Yoga helps us discover the golden thread that connects the apparently separate dimensions of our lives—exercise, relaxation, nutrition, respiration, meditation, spiritual development…The strength of these links...
Why is yoga therapy at the Cleveland Clinic?

Why is yoga therapy at the Cleveland Clinic?

By Judi Bar Before I answer why yoga therapy is at the Cleveland Clinic, I need to tell you why it’s in my own life: At the age of 45, I was diagnosed with a chronic back condition and told that my prognosis was bleak. Doctors said I’d be in a wheelchair for the rest...
Restore and Rebalance: Yoga for Deep Relaxation

Restore and Rebalance: Yoga for Deep Relaxation

BOOK REVIEW: Restore and Rebalance: Yoga for Deep Relaxation, by Judith Hanson Lasater, PhD, PT Review by Molly McManus Once again, Judith Hanson Lasater has provided an inspired and detailed resource for Restorative Yoga. This new book updates her 1993 Relax and...
How does yoga therapy differ from physical therapy?

How does yoga therapy differ from physical therapy?

By Lori Rubenstein Fazzio Over the past 50 years, medicine has been shifting from a biomedical approach—one that focuses primarily on treatments to address physical causes of illness and pain—to a biopsychosocial-spiritual model that acknowledges the emotional,...