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.”

Whole, spacious, balanced: The nuts and bolts of yoga therapy

Whole, spacious, balanced: The nuts and bolts of yoga therapy

Yoga therapy is whole-person care, which is, in general, a different approach than Western medicine takes. As the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) works to advance yoga therapy as an option in a healthcare system that approaches care as pieces or...

Time for new habits? Rewire with yoga!

Time for new habits? Rewire with yoga!

Today marks the solstice, a turning point in the amount of sunlight that reaches us. The solstice signifies a moment of change, which might be why we take stock of our lives and often set goals for change at this time of year. Behavioral change is a multifaceted...

A new gold standard for the treatment of PTSD?

A new gold standard for the treatment of PTSD?

By Karen Schwartz Our understanding of trauma has developed—and changed—significantly in the past 20 years, and so has our understanding of how to help people suffering from trauma. The concept of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was first included in the...