A trauma-informed approach to diabetes care

A trauma-informed approach to diabetes care

By Kira Wiggins November is American Diabetes Month honoring Sir Frederick Banting, a partner in the discovery of the vital hormone insulin. His November 14 birthday is now celebrated as World Diabetes Day. Without this monumental medical breakthrough those whose...
Nine books to read now on yoga therapy and health

Nine books to read now on yoga therapy and health

Yoga therapy can inform care across a range of disciplines—from rehabilitation to diabetes care to learning self-care through the yogic map of mind. Here are nine books that will teach you more about how yoga therapy can support your practice or profession. For yoga...
Mind-body practices to support whole-person health

Mind-body practices to support whole-person health

Tina Walter is an IAYT-certified yoga therapist who works in the St. Elizabeth Cancer Center Mind-Body Studio and for other healthcare organizations. She provides interventions to those receiving chemotherapy and care on both outpatient and inpatient units. She also...
The power of connection

The power of connection

“[G]roup support is one of four key components of the Dr. Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease. The other three components are diet, exercise, and stress management.” Yoga is the “stress management” component of the Ornish Program,...