Yoga therapy for chronic and persistent pain

Yoga therapy for chronic and persistent pain

By Asya Haikin Chronic and persistent pain is one of the main reasons people seek out a yoga therapist. When I talk to prospective clients with chronic pain, they often tell me that they’ve tried many approaches from complementary as well as Western medicine but...
Yoga heals with meaning and inspiration

Yoga heals with meaning and inspiration

By Stacey Reynolds I met Bill 22 years ago as a student in my yoga class. The class was at a church, and Bill attended primarily to please his mother-in-law. All these years later Bill has not only become a dear friend, but also a yoga teacher. Although Bill’s...
The safety of yoga therapy

The safety of yoga therapy

Safety, in relation to health, is usually about physical safety: Will I get hurt doing these movements? Will this medication or supplement cause harm? The work of Drs. Peter Levine and Bessel van der Kolk to understand trauma response and healing has brought the...