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...
The benefits of combining yoga therapy and art therapy

The benefits of combining yoga therapy and art therapy

By Ellen G. Horovitz When blending yoga therapy and art therapy, you clear the space for artistic expression—making room for expansion, acceptance, creativity, and growth. This state of going within—“transpersonal consciousness”— is an expansion toward others that...
What it’s like to work one-to-one with a yoga therapist

What it’s like to work one-to-one with a yoga therapist

By Caroline Giles You may have heard about or attended a group yoga class, known to have a generalized effect on your body, breath, emotions, and mind. The class may include anywhere from 5–35 people, the teacher may give general practice options, and perhaps there’s...
Five breathing practices to support mind-body health

Five breathing practices to support mind-body health

By Robin Rothenberg The breath is our greatest inner resource, and breathing skillfully can support immune and respiratory health. Breathwork, or pranayama, is a key component of yoga therapy. Initially, training your breathing may feel awkward, but the more you...
MEDIA REVIEW: Yoga for Your Mood Deck, by Amy Weintraub

MEDIA REVIEW: Yoga for Your Mood Deck, by Amy Weintraub

Review by Kathryn Shafer Whether you are new to yoga or a seasoned yogi, Amy Weintraub’s Yoga for Your Mood Deck: 52 Ways to Shift Depression and Anxiety will be an excellent resource. I also recommend it for healthcare providers exploring research on how yoga works...