Blog: What’s Happening in Yoga Therapy

Anxiety: The plight of the pinball wizard

By Jeff Kaminski Do you race and bounce daily between destination points? Home, work, carpooling kids, grocery shopping, last-minute errands...Factor in flipping through obstacles like traffic, unexpected deadlines, a miscommunication with someone special, maybe a...

Yogic support for anxiety

IAYT-certified yoga therapist Veronica Zador, featured in this video, puts it like this: “When we relax our body, oftentimes we find it’s easier to relax the way we think as well.” Danielle Foley, now a yoga therapist in training herself and also featured in the...

Hawking yoga in the halls of congress

By Kristine Weber “Low back pain? Neck and shoulder issues?? Come try some yoga therapy!” I’m standing in a white marble hallway on the second floor of the Rayburn Building attempting to entice passersby to stop in and sample a yoga therapy session. Just behind me are...

Yoga therapy to support fertility challenges

By Laura Edoff It’s estimated that around 12% of U.S. women struggle with infertility. A diagnosis of infertility is typically given after a year of trying to conceive naturally for women under 35 (and after 6 months for women 35 and older). In women, the causes of...

Stress-fest

Back in the 1930s, endocrinologist Hans Selye first used the term stress as we know it today—basically to indicate the way the body-mind system responds to any challenge. Since then, the pressures most of us face every day have changed dramatically. Our understanding...

A little push to begin

In case you need some encouragement to get started with yoga therapy, here are a few reminders of what the practices are all about. This article from the American Osteopathic Association outlines some of the physical and mental benefits that come with yogic practices:...