Giving thanks

Giving thanks

This season is an opportune time to pause and be grateful, whether it’s for friends, family, shelter, or some other facet of our lives. Tempted to write off gratitude journaling, meditation, and purposefully counting your blessings as new-age hooey? Reconsider:...
Practices from Global Yoga Therapy Day

Practices from Global Yoga Therapy Day

During the first Global Yoga Therapy Day on August 14, 2019, professionals on six continents shared their work. Check out a few of the practices offered by IAYT-certified yoga therapists in honor of the event, which raised awareness of this complementary healthcare...
Who are you? A yoga therapist on self-study

Who are you? A yoga therapist on self-study

By Jennie Lee Two things are certain: You were born, and you will die. Not so certain is whether or not, somewhere in between, you will determine who you are. Self-knowing is an inherently human pursuit, an essential part of our life journeys. So why not ask the big...
Stress-fest

Stress-fest

Back in the 1930s, endocrinologist Hans Selye first used the term stress as we know it today—basically to indicate the way the body-mind system responds to any challenge. Since then, the pressures most of us face every day have changed dramatically. Our understanding...
A little push to begin

A little push to begin

In case you need some encouragement to get started with yoga therapy, here are a few reminders of what the practices are all about. This article from the American Osteopathic Association outlines some of the physical and mental benefits that come with yogic practices:...