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.”

Three ways to take your yoga off the mat and into daily life

Three ways to take your yoga off the mat and into daily life

By Maureen Grosse When most people think of yoga, they think of physical flexibility: the foot behind your head or handstand postures you see in magazines. Those poses have their place and purpose—and there are a plethora of other ways to practice yoga too. Yoga isn’t...

A yoga therapist’s insights into making yoga accessible to seniors

A yoga therapist’s insights into making yoga accessible to seniors

Interest in yoga for seniors is growing, and understanding what this population needs to stay safe and engaged on the mat is crucial to their well-being. Since 2007, yoga therapists Carol Krucoff, E-RYT 5OO, C-IAYT, and Kimberly Carson, MPH, C-IAYT, have developed a...

Five yoga tools to help you fall back asleep in the middle of the night

Five yoga tools to help you fall back asleep in the middle of the night

By Monica Le Baron Sleeping is important—more important than we can imagine. But it can be disrupted by anxious thoughts, physical pain, or those tedious trips to empty the bladder in the middle of the night. Not being able to fall back asleep after waking up in the...