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.”

Q&A: Yoga therapy in corporate settings

Q&A: Yoga therapy in corporate settings

By Anca Amariei, with IAYT Where does yoga therapy fit in the corporate world, and how can it bring widespread benefits there? The International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) asked Anca Amariei, a yoga therapist with more than 14 years of corporate...

Video: How to Think About Yoga

Video: How to Think About Yoga

Is yoga just a form of exercise? Is it a religion? What lies beyond the physical postures?  “The word yoga comes from the Sanskrit word yuj, which means union, or to join, or to yoke together,” explains Major Adhana McCarthy, MPAS, PA-C, C-IAYT. “So this can be...

Support individuals with limited language through yoga therapy

Support individuals with limited language through yoga therapy

By Cheryl Albright Limited language can be caused by a variety of disabilities—including developmental disabilities such as autism, Down syndrome, and cerebral palsy; various types of brain injuries such as traumatic brain injuries, strokes, and seizure disorders; or...