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.”

The basics of chronic pain—and how yoga therapy can help

The basics of chronic pain—and how yoga therapy can help

By Sarah Garden Yoga is uniquely positioned to help people suffering from chronic pain. As a yoga therapist whose primary role is treating chronic pain—in both clinical and yoga studio environments—I have found that pain education is a crucial first step in that...

Facing life’s challenges through the breath

Facing life’s challenges through the breath

By Alicia Barmon Breathing is one of the fastest ways to mitigate stress in the autonomic nervous system. It gives us direct access to a system that is involuntary and reactive—that is, one that functions on its own without conscious thought. When we have a conscious...

Stroke rehabilitation and yoga: A summary for healthcare professionals

Stroke rehabilitation and yoga: A summary for healthcare professionals

In the Summer 2022 issue of Yoga Therapy Today, a team of yoga professionals summarized the latest Cochrane Review on stroke rehabilitation and yoga, assessing yoga’s clinical relevance and how it might be applied in rehabilitation protocols. The review was promising...