Video: Chair yoga for easing tension and reducing pain

Video: Chair yoga for easing tension and reducing pain

September is Pain Awareness Month, and we’re sharing a guided practice that can be done anytime, anywhere to encourage movement and even potentially bring relief from chronic pain. In 2019, one in five U.S. adults in the had chronic pain, and 7.4% of adults had...
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...
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,...