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.”

Yoga therapy helps PTs address all aspects of patients’ pain

  In a first for both professions, physical therapists and yoga therapists Neil Pearson, Diana Perez, and Shelly Prosko presented a session on integrating the two fields in practice at Congress 2018 of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA). The group also...

Get some (yogic) sleep!

Yoga nidra, or "yogic sleep," is one tool your yoga therapist might recommend to help with restlessness, repatterning of unhelpful thought habits, insomnia, and more. That might sound a little...esoteric, but this type of guided meditation practice is readily...

A Journey into Yin Yoga

BOOK REVIEW: A Journey into Yin Yoga, by Travis Eliot Review by Michelle Pietrzak-Wegner This new addition to the Yin Yoga literature is a well-designed manual for approaching this quiet practice—a possible antidote to our fast-paced, yang-oriented lives (and usual...