The art of smooth transition

The art of smooth transition

By Karina Klimtchuk Notice what you feel in your body when you contemplate “transition.” Perhaps a moment of pause, maybe a sense of bracing that shows up as held breath or rigidity in the shoulders. Maybe a strange sensation of knottiness in the stomach or slight...
Integrative inpatient care with yoga therapy?

Integrative inpatient care with yoga therapy?

By Mary Duryea As a retired medical doctor, I often muse about how my patients could have been helped by having a yoga therapist contribute to their care. Unfortunately, the International Association of Yoga Therapists and its certification were still in their infancy...
A therapeutic yoga technique for Alzheimer’s disease

A therapeutic yoga technique for Alzheimer’s disease

By Dharma Singh Khalsa Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease characterized by memory loss and impaired cognition, a decline in ability to perform activities of daily living, and changes in personality and behavior. The increasing severity of...