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...
How yoga therapy works: Part 1

How yoga therapy works: Part 1

Yoga therapy is an emerging profession in the West, so perhaps the most common question yoga therapists receive is, “What IS yoga therapy, anyway?” (yogatherapy.health has a section devoted to the answers.) Put simply, yoga therapy is the specific application of yoga...
Yoga breathing research shows promise for dementia

Yoga breathing research shows promise for dementia

Research shows that yoga can significantly improve cognitive functioning in people with dementia. These studies primarily used yoga as a movement practice. New research on yoga breathing practices (pranayama) shows that specific breathing patterns can affect...