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...
Q&A: Reclaiming ease in everyday life

Q&A: Reclaiming ease in everyday life

By Megan DeRosa, with IAYT What does it mean to reclaim ease in everyday life, and how can we use yoga therapy techniques to do so? The International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) asked yoga therapist and well-being researcher Megan DeRosa about the concept of...
“How Yoga Can Improve Our Mental Health”

“How Yoga Can Improve Our Mental Health”

May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States, and we’re sharing this short video in which counseling psychologist and yoga professional Michael de Manincor, PhD, explains how yoga can support mental health and well-being.  “Yoga is a methodology—it’s a...