How yoga therapy works: Part 1

How yoga therapy works: Part 1

Yoga therapy is an emerging profession in the West, so perhaps the most common question yoga therapists receive is, “What IS yoga therapy, anyway?” (yogatherapy.health has a section devoted to the answers.) Put simply, yoga therapy is the specific application of yoga...
The yoga therapy partnership: 50-50

The yoga therapy partnership: 50-50

By Monica Le Baron In 2018, I was honored to do a practicum in yoga therapy and integrated positional therapy at La Casa de las Abuelitas, a women’s shelter in El Paso, Texas. Working there was challenging yet rewarding at all levels of my being. I learned four...
Resolution: Compassion

Resolution: Compassion

Have you made resolutions for the new year? In the United States 38% to 65% of people make them, yet 45% to 92% don’t stick to their resolve.  If you don’t make resolutions, you might set goals at some other time. For many, a mandate for change comes as a result of a...
Yoga therapy and cardiac care: A love story

Yoga therapy and cardiac care: A love story

IAYT-certified yoga therapist Sonja Rzepski specializes in yoga for cardiac care. Partnering with cardiologists at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, she designed a therapeutic cardiac care yoga program for women. The team then did a research study to evaluate the yoga...