“How Yoga Can Improve Our Mental Health”

“How Yoga Can Improve Our Mental Health”

May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States, and we’re sharing this short video in which counseling psychologist and yoga professional Michael de Manincor, PhD, explains how yoga can support mental health and well-being.  “Yoga is a methodology—it’s a...
Yoga therapist talks reducing stress in a local jail

Yoga therapist talks reducing stress in a local jail

“From an early age, I was fascinated by the human body in motion—all the shapes, feelings, and emotions that could be explored and expressed without words and the muscle memory that came with practice and repetition,” writes Michelle Arington, C-IAYT, in her profile...
Mobility exercises you can practice anywhere

Mobility exercises you can practice anywhere

Warmer weather often prompts a natural desire to get outside and move. For those in the northern hemisphere, spring has sprung—and that means coaxing the body into more easeful movement and activity.  In this practice video, Alison Whitehead, MPH, RYT-500, C-IAYT,...
Q&A: Yoga therapy in corporate settings

Q&A: Yoga therapy in corporate settings

By Anca Amariei, with IAYT Where does yoga therapy fit in the corporate world, and how can it bring widespread benefits there? The International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) asked Anca Amariei, a yoga therapist with more than 14 years of corporate...
Video: How to Think About Yoga

Video: How to Think About Yoga

Is yoga just a form of exercise? Is it a religion? What lies beyond the physical postures?  “The word yoga comes from the Sanskrit word yuj, which means union, or to join, or to yoke together,” explains Major Adhana McCarthy, MPAS, PA-C, C-IAYT. “So this can be...