A case of yoga therapy for respiratory issues—and more

A case of yoga therapy for respiratory issues—and more

By Roshini Ranjit Deepa,* a software consultant in her mid-20s, had been suffering from wheezing and breathlessness while climbing the stairs for more than a year. She also had a runny nose, “heaviness” of the head, bouts of sneezing soon after waking up in the...
The healing aspects of yoga therapy for Lyme disease

The healing aspects of yoga therapy for Lyme disease

By Elaine Oyang Brittany* is a cheerful, attractive woman in her late 20s with thoughtfully curled blond hair tinged fairy-tale pink. From the outside, she looks like any other 20-something: radiant, with a full life ahead of her. However, her story has been altered...
Remotely delivered yoga therapy to ease pain

Remotely delivered yoga therapy to ease pain

By Patience Kaltenbach A lack of mobility is often a barrier to receiving healthcare. Decreased mobility may be caused by aging, injury, or chronic conditions such as fibromyalgia. Especially when accompanied by pain and fatigue, a decrease in mobility may make it...
Breath control for pain control

Breath control for pain control

Pranayama, or yogic breathing exercise, is a tool for working with the energies of the body-mind-spirit. As described in the Hatha Yoga Pradipika and other historical texts, pranayama is part of a method for progressively balancing and transforming the human system....