Let’s talk about yoga nidra!

Let’s talk about yoga nidra!

Did you know there’s a yogic technique in which you don’t actually DO anything? Although it’s referred to as “yogic sleep” or “conscious sleep,” in yoga nidra you’re neither purposely asleep nor efforting to stay awake....
Practices from Global Yoga Therapy Day

Practices from Global Yoga Therapy Day

During the first Global Yoga Therapy Day on August 14, 2019, professionals on six continents shared their work. Check out a few of the practices offered by IAYT-certified yoga therapists in honor of the event, which raised awareness of this complementary healthcare...
Yoga therapy or psychotherapy? The intention matters

Yoga therapy or psychotherapy? The intention matters

By Tracey Sondik More and more mental health professionals are incorporating mindfulness and body-based modalities, including meditation and yoga, into their practices. The research supports the benefits of these tools in the treatment of depression, anxiety, PTSD,...
Is yoga a religion?

Is yoga a religion?

Yoga is practiced in most settings in a completely secular way. However, for many, yoga is spiritual. Others use yoga alongside their religious practices without conflict. The philosophy of yoga can be applied in a way that respects, and even enhances, your beliefs...
Impressions on yoga therapy from a unique conference

Impressions on yoga therapy from a unique conference

Check out this short video on yoga therapy, shot at the annual Symposium on Yoga Therapy and Research this June in Newport Beach, California. The yoga therapists interviewed highlight a few of the ways in which this integrative healthcare practice can support people...