“Using Yoga in Recovery Therapy”

“Using Yoga in Recovery Therapy”

“Yoga in rehab does not look like the yoga that happens in trendy studios with bendy instructors,” says IAYT-certified yoga therapist and licensed clinical social worker Keelyn Riley. “In fact, it can be kind of awkward and silly at times. We try to...
A yoga therapist copes with COVID

A yoga therapist copes with COVID

By Denyse LeFever, with Sherry Zak Morris A year into our collective COVID experience, bright spots may seem few and far between. As pandemic casualties mount, worry and fear can be hard to shake off. But there are many bright spots to be found, and I would say that...
A yoga therapy prescription

A yoga therapy prescription

Robyn Tiger, MD, C-IAYT, is a radiologist and an IAYT-certified yoga therapist. In “The Rx we were never taught to write,” she describes how serious burnout led her to yoga and eventually to sharing yoga therapy with other physicians: “As a...
Video: A History of Blacks and Yoga in the U.S.

Video: A History of Blacks and Yoga in the U.S.

This 30-minute video from Jana Long, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, is thought-provoking education for Black History Month and beyond! Did you know that Eartha Kitt and John and Alice Coltrane were dedicated yogis? Learn about the origins of yogic practices in Black populations...
Video: Managing stress with yin-style yoga therapy

Video: Managing stress with yin-style yoga therapy

By Tracey Soghrati At the heart of yoga therapy is the complementary adoption of yoga, meditation, mindfulness, and other techniques for an experience of improved health and well-being. The beauty inherent in this approach is that there are tools for every kind of...