A therapeutic yoga technique for Alzheimer’s disease

A therapeutic yoga technique for Alzheimer’s disease

By Dharma Singh Khalsa Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease characterized by memory loss and impaired cognition, a decline in ability to perform activities of daily living, and changes in personality and behavior. The increasing severity of...
Take a yogic break!

Take a yogic break!

Pause and connect to stillness in this 5-minute guided meditation with IAYT-certified yoga therapist Jennie Lee. This short practice encourages the release of tension in the body through connection to the breath’s natural rhythms. “You are not the...
Brain-boosting exercise that meets you where you are

Brain-boosting exercise that meets you where you are

As the yogatherapy.health blog regularly describes, yoga’s practices are not confined to the physical work of postures (asana)—in fact, asana is just the beginning of the yoga journey. Using a variety of methods, yoga and yoga therapy address the whole human...
Life skills training with yoga in schools

Life skills training with yoga in schools

Researchers believe that improved self-regulation is one of the reasons people experience a wide range of health and well-being benefits from yogic practices. Children need to learn these skills, too, as part of growing up and to help manage behavioral health issues....