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.”

SYTAR 2021: What happens at an online yoga therapy conference?

SYTAR 2021: What happens at an online yoga therapy conference?

Last month the International Association of Yoga Therapists hosted its annual Symposium on Yoga Therapy and Research. Known as SYTAR, the 3-day event was held online for the first time in the conference’s history. Attendees from around the world tuned in for...

How yoga therapy can support relief from chronic pain

How yoga therapy can support relief from chronic pain

Millions of people experience chronic pain worldwide, and yoga therapy can help. In this article, yoga therapist Marlysa Sullivan, DPT, PT, C-IAYT, discusses how yoga therapy practices support individuals living with chronic pain—including exactly how these mechanisms...

Five breathing practices to support mind-body health

Five breathing practices to support mind-body health

By Robin Rothenberg The breath is our greatest inner resource, and breathing skillfully can support immune and respiratory health. Breathwork, or pranayama, is a key component of yoga therapy. Initially, training your breathing may feel awkward, but the more you...