How yoga therapy works: Part 1

How yoga therapy works: Part 1

Yoga therapy is an emerging profession in the West, so perhaps the most common question yoga therapists receive is, “What IS yoga therapy, anyway?” (yogatherapy.health has a section devoted to the answers.) Put simply, yoga therapy is the specific application of yoga...
Yoga breathing research shows promise for dementia

Yoga breathing research shows promise for dementia

Research shows that yoga can significantly improve cognitive functioning in people with dementia. These studies primarily used yoga as a movement practice. New research on yoga breathing practices (pranayama) shows that specific breathing patterns can affect...
How yoga can support creativity

How yoga can support creativity

Yoga is widely known to support overall health and well-being—but what about creativity? “Yoga and meditation tap into our psyche and our consciousness, those parts of our being that inspire creative ideas to emerge,” writes yoga teacher Ashton Graham in a recent...
Q&A: Yoga therapy in corporate settings

Q&A: Yoga therapy in corporate settings

By Anca Amariei, with IAYT Where does yoga therapy fit in the corporate world, and how can it bring widespread benefits there? The International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) asked Anca Amariei, a yoga therapist with more than 14 years of corporate...