“Triggering” joy

“Triggering” joy

The term triggering has been widely used in recent years, partly because of our increasing understanding of how our nervous systems and bodies work with our psychology. According to Dennis Pelon, PhD, a clinical psychologist and IAYT-certified yoga therapist who...
The spiritual part of us

The spiritual part of us

Yoga, often seen as supporting mental and physical health, is perhaps the best practice for delivering a spiritual dimension to health care. And a number of studies link spirituality to better health outcomes. According to the Harvard School of Public Health,...
Ring in the new year with sound yoga

Ring in the new year with sound yoga

Sound has been used therapeutically in both complementary and allopathic medicine for many years. For example, ultrasound technology, which is inaudible, is ubiquitous in Western healthcare. Many yoga therapists are trained in other types of sound therapies, often...