Help for teens with scoliosis: The yoga therapy approach

Help for teens with scoliosis: The yoga therapy approach

By Rachel Krentzman Affecting 4 out of 100 teenagers, adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is the most common form of scoliosis. Idiopathic means we don’t know exactly why the curves happened, and often this diagnosis takes parents and adolescents by surprise—they...
Yoga therapy toys

Yoga therapy toys

By Kelly A. Hurley  A  therapeutic yoga practice really only requires the intention to show up. No fancy equipment or special yoga clothing required! That said, your yoga therapist might show up with a few surprises from their yoga therapy toy box… As an...
Practice DOESN’T make perfect: The pain of perfectionism

Practice DOESN’T make perfect: The pain of perfectionism

By Caroline McCarter As a yoga therapist, I’ve worked with many clients who suffer from an overbearing perfectionistic voice that makes them falsely believe they can’t take charge of their own well-being. I’ve heard them say, “I don’t trust myself to do it correctly...