Cardiac rehab: How yoga therapy can help

Cardiac rehab: How yoga therapy can help

By Jennifer Lenders   Although patients new to intensive cardiac rehab (ICR) often arrive thinking of yoga as a stretching class for flexible people, they soon find that yoga therapy is not only accessible to all but also helpful in supporting healing and lifestyle...
Yoga therapy in pediatric mental health

Yoga therapy in pediatric mental health

  By Shelley Goldman There’s a cutting-edge technique emerging to ease the suffering caused by mental health problems in young people: Yoga therapy scientifically applies the tools of yoga to target stress, emotional symptoms, and problem behaviors in children and...
The “pleasant surprise” of yoga therapy’s effects

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...