Yoga therapy for youth with autism

Yoga therapy for youth with autism

By Kimberly A. Searl Introducing youth who have high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to yoga therapy is an especially fulfilling part of my job. I think you’ll enjoy the story of one client in particular, as his experience really showcases how the practices...
Yoga therapy beyond the poses in mental health settings

Yoga therapy beyond the poses in mental health settings

By Asya Haikin Mental health professionals increasingly appreciate the benefits yoga can bring to clients, and yoga and meditation are becoming more popular as an adjunct to mental health treatment. The American Psychological Association states that psychologists,...
“Using Yoga in Recovery Therapy”

“Using Yoga in Recovery Therapy”

“Yoga in rehab does not look like the yoga that happens in trendy studios with bendy instructors,” says IAYT-certified yoga therapist and licensed clinical social worker Keelyn Riley. “In fact, it can be kind of awkward and silly at times. We try to...
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...
Video: Managing stress with yin-style yoga therapy

Video: Managing stress with yin-style yoga therapy

By Tracey Soghrati At the heart of yoga therapy is the complementary adoption of yoga, meditation, mindfulness, and other techniques for an experience of improved health and well-being. The beauty inherent in this approach is that there are tools for every kind of...