An experience of yoga therapy with MS

An experience of yoga therapy with MS

By Michael Kuang As in so many conditions, the progressive degenerative disease multiple sclerosis (MS) shows up differently in each individual case, partly because it can affect different areas of the body. MS is caused by the immune system mistakenly attacking the...
Through the eyes of yoga therapy clients

Through the eyes of yoga therapy clients

Yoga therapy can be practiced individually—one client to one yoga therapist—or in small groups of people with a shared condition or similar life situation. Either way, the yoga therapist tailors the practices to each person through both an initial evaluation and with...
The world depends on your yoga practice

The world depends on your yoga practice

As yoga researcher Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, PhD, C-IAYT, explains in this short video, peace begins with each of us as individuals. This idea may ring true intuitively, but you might be wondering what your yoga practice has to do with world peace! When performed...
Let’s talk about yoga nidra!

Let’s talk about yoga nidra!

Did you know there’s a yogic technique in which you don’t actually DO anything? Although it’s referred to as “yogic sleep” or “conscious sleep,” in yoga nidra you’re neither purposely asleep nor efforting to stay awake....
Yoga therapy or psychotherapy? The intention matters

Yoga therapy or psychotherapy? The intention matters

By Tracey Sondik More and more mental health professionals are incorporating mindfulness and body-based modalities, including meditation and yoga, into their practices. The research supports the benefits of these tools in the treatment of depression, anxiety, PTSD,...