How can yoga therapy help?

“I have heart failure disease…. My yoga therapist designed a program that was safe, pain-free, and helped with strength and flexibility—without leaving me breathless.”

“I appreciate how a yoga therapist takes the time to understand your health status holistically beforehand.”

Managing compassion fatigue with yoga: Take care of yourself!

Managing compassion fatigue with yoga: Take care of yourself!

By Smitha Mallaiah I work in a cancer hospital, supporting both patients with life-threatening illnesses and their caregivers with therapeutic yoga practices. I’ve seen lots of people—including healthcare professionals—go through extremely rough times. The symptoms...

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 being,...

The benefits of yoga therapy for eating disorder recovery

The benefits of yoga therapy for eating disorder recovery

By Jennifer Kreatsoulas Eating disorders are serious but treatable mental illnesses caused by a range of biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors, and they affect people of every age, sex, gender, race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic group. According to...