A peek inside the profession

A peek inside the profession

The yogatherapy.health blog is geared toward yoga therapy clients, the healthcare providers who recommend the practices to their patients, and those who might simply be curious. But we know that yoga teachers visit, too, so next week’s post will feature a bit...
An  individualized mind-body package for mental health

An individualized mind-body package for mental health

As psychologist Michael de Manincor, PhD, explains in this video (he starts at around minute 2), four of the main components of yogic practice are working with the physical body (through asana); breath (through pranayama); mind (through practices including meditation,...
An experience of yoga therapy with MS

An experience of yoga therapy with MS

By Michael Kuang As in so many conditions, the progressive degenerative disease multiple sclerosis (MS) shows up differently in each individual case, partly because it can affect different areas of the body. MS is caused by the immune system mistakenly attacking the...
Brain-boosting exercise that meets you where you are

Brain-boosting exercise that meets you where you are

As the yogatherapy.health blog regularly describes, yoga’s practices are not confined to the physical work of postures (asana)—in fact, asana is just the beginning of the yoga journey. Using a variety of methods, yoga and yoga therapy address the whole human...