Seva, or selfless service, in yoga therapy

Seva, or selfless service, in yoga therapy

Meet the 2020 finalists for IAYT’s Seva Award Seva (selfless service) is recognized in yogic traditions as a key to personal and spiritual transformation. As an act performed without any expectation of reward (or results), seva can profoundly change the person...
New study supports yoga to ease depression symptoms

New study supports yoga to ease depression symptoms

As reported in this CNN article, a new study shows that yoga may decrease symptoms of depression:  “The results showed that yoga moderately eased depressive symptoms compared with no or self-help treatment across the mental health spectrum, with some conditions...
Take a yogic break!

Take a yogic break!

Pause and connect to stillness in this 5-minute guided meditation with IAYT-certified yoga therapist Jennie Lee. This short practice encourages the release of tension in the body through connection to the breath’s natural rhythms. “You are not the...
A peek inside the profession

A peek inside the profession

The yogatherapy.health blog is geared toward yoga therapy clients, the healthcare providers who recommend the practices to their patients, and those who might simply be curious. But we know that yoga teachers visit, too, so next week’s post will feature a bit...
Yoga therapy in your library

Yoga therapy in your library

Following are just a few of the great books recently authored by IAYT-certified yoga therapists and other yoga professionals to support the use of yogic practices for a range of populations. Full reviews appeared in Yoga Therapy Today.   Yoga for Amputees: The...