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...
“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...
We are all one

We are all one

By Michael Lee In 1971, astronaut Edgar Mitchell was on his way home after becoming the sixth person to walk on the moon’s surface. Weightless in his capsule, he gazed out the window and observed the deep blackness along with the sun, the Earth, the moon, and...
Help for teens with scoliosis: The yoga therapy approach

Help for teens with scoliosis: The yoga therapy approach

By Rachel Krentzman Affecting 4 out of 100 teenagers, adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is the most common form of scoliosis. Idiopathic means we don’t know exactly why the curves happened, and often this diagnosis takes parents and adolescents by surprise—they...