Research puts yoga at the heart of health

Research puts yoga at the heart of health

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide—AND the leading cause of morbidity (illness) and disability, according to the World Health Organization. Although many remarkable surgeries and pharmaceuticals can save and extend the lives of people with...
The yoga therapy partnership: 50-50

The yoga therapy partnership: 50-50

By Monica Le Baron In 2018, I was honored to do a practicum in yoga therapy and integrated positional therapy at La Casa de las Abuelitas, a women’s shelter in El Paso, Texas. Working there was challenging yet rewarding at all levels of my being. I learned four...
Resolution: Compassion

Resolution: Compassion

Have you made resolutions for the new year? In the United States 38% to 65% of people make them, yet 45% to 92% don’t stick to their resolve.  If you don’t make resolutions, you might set goals at some other time. For many, a mandate for change comes as a result of a...
Yoga therapy and cardiac care: A love story

Yoga therapy and cardiac care: A love story

IAYT-certified yoga therapist Sonja Rzepski specializes in yoga for cardiac care. Partnering with cardiologists at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, she designed a therapeutic cardiac care yoga program for women. The team then did a research study to evaluate the yoga...