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,...
The HealthFlix Global Wellness Community

The HealthFlix Global Wellness Community

The online channel HealthFlix offers easy access to powerful ideas to help us all manage the stress of living through a pandemic: “Can we take this crisis—this pause in our lives—and use it to get inspired, to learn new skills and better understand the science...
Remotely delivered yoga therapy to ease pain

Remotely delivered yoga therapy to ease pain

By Patience Kaltenbach A lack of mobility is often a barrier to receiving healthcare. Decreased mobility may be caused by aging, injury, or chronic conditions such as fibromyalgia. Especially when accompanied by pain and fatigue, a decrease in mobility may make it...
Brain-boosting exercise that meets you where you are

Brain-boosting exercise that meets you where you are

As the yogatherapy.health blog regularly describes, yoga’s practices are not confined to the physical work of postures (asana)—in fact, asana is just the beginning of the yoga journey. Using a variety of methods, yoga and yoga therapy address the whole human...
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....