Blog: What’s Happening in Yoga Therapy

The CLARIFY guidelines: A call for detailed reporting in yoga research

The CLARIFY guidelines: A call for detailed reporting in yoga research

How do yoga researchers report on yoga interventions? Why does this matter for students, clients, and patients?  In a recently published article, yoga researchers share the CheckList stAndardising the Reporting of Interventions For Yoga (CLARIFY) guidelines—a 21-item...

“Yoga Nidra: Help With Sleep and Anxiety”

“Yoga Nidra: Help With Sleep and Anxiety”

Yoga nidra can support people in reducing stress, soothing pain, and promoting a deep sense of well-being—it can also help ease anxiety and improve sleep.  In an article featured this week in the U.S. News & World Report, one expert explains the mechanisms behind...

Nine books to read now on yoga therapy and health

Nine books to read now on yoga therapy and health

Yoga therapy can inform care across a range of disciplines—from rehabilitation to diabetes care to learning self-care through the yogic map of mind. Here are nine books that will teach you more about how yoga therapy can support your practice or profession. For yoga...

The benefits of combining yoga therapy and art therapy

The benefits of combining yoga therapy and art therapy

By Ellen G. Horovitz When blending yoga therapy and art therapy, you clear the space for artistic expression—making room for expansion, acceptance, creativity, and growth. This state of going within—“transpersonal consciousness”— is an expansion toward others that...

Video: Chair yoga for easing tension and reducing pain

Video: Chair yoga for easing tension and reducing pain

September is Pain Awareness Month, and we’re sharing a guided practice that can be done anytime, anywhere to encourage movement and even potentially bring relief from chronic pain. In 2019, one in five U.S. adults in the had chronic pain, and 7.4% of adults had...

Yoga therapy in neurosupportive care: Providing person-centered support

Yoga therapy in neurosupportive care: Providing person-centered support

By Nathalie de Meyenburg As a yoga therapist, I have been with clients through good times, difficult and bewildering times, and yes, the process of dying. This profoundly moving work has meant watching someone with early-onset Parkinson’s change from a well-spoken,...

IAYT member encourages veterans to lean on community and practice

IAYT member encourages veterans to lean on community and practice

When recent events in Afghanistan prompted some veterans to reach out to Veterans Yoga Project for support, founder and executive director Dan Libby, PhD, responded. "Over the past few days, we have heard from a number of our veterans who have served in Afghanistan,...