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...
Bolster your stress hardiness!

Bolster your stress hardiness!

By Beth Gibbs Times are tough right now. COVID-19 is having a serious impact on mental health—an impact expected to be with us long after the pandemic is over. In addition to regular daily stressors, masking, social distancing, quarantining, and lockdown protocols...
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...