How to Find Trauma-Informed Yoga Classes and Teachers

How do I find a trauma-informed yoga class/instructor? Cues for Trauma-Informed Yoga “Know that the choices that you make with your body are absolutely celebrated in this space.” “You are always in control of your practice.” “You are your greatest teacher.” “I invite you to send yourself gratitude just for arriving to your mat today. [...]

By |2022-01-04T06:45:13-08:00January 4th, 2022|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

Why Yoga Needs Ayurveda

  Mt Madonna Founder Baba Hari Dass  “Ayurveda is for freeing the mind which is trapped in the body. Yoga is for freeing the soul which is trapped in the mind.” --Baba Hari Dass The Essence of Ayurvedic Healing Both Ayurveda and Yoga accept the principles of Samkhya philosophy. While there are many foundational principles, for our [...]

By |2021-01-13T16:55:48-08:00January 13th, 2021|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

Yoga Therapy for Mental Health Clinical Practicum: Why it Matters

Yoga Therapy RX for Mental Health Clinical Program Director Julie Carmen Hoffman The Benefits of Yoga Therapy People practicing yoga therapy work with all aspects of health and wellness, from the physical, to the mental, emotional, and even spiritual. Adequate training and mentorship is important for yoga therapists to accomplish this. When it [...]

By |2018-03-26T23:19:18-07:00August 24th, 2017|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

Yoga to Support Addiction and Recovery with Nikki Myers

Founder of Yoga of 12-Step Recovery, outspoken teacher Nikki Myers is a powerhouse who leads trainings and builds communities around the world centered on combining the somatic approach of yoga with the cognitive approach of 12-step programs. Nikki is giving the Sunday keynote address at the International Association of Yoga Therapy’s Symposium for Yoga Therapy [...]

By |2017-06-07T16:56:18-07:00May 30th, 2017|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

Professional Development for Yoga Therapists: Grandparenting Applications Accepted through June 30, 2017

  Photo of client Brittany Addison-Prescott and Yoga Therapy Bethany Dotson by Photographer Christian Leigh Sykora     Establishing yoga as a recognized therapy is the mission of the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT). IAYT supports research and education in yoga and serves as a professional organization for yoga teachers and yoga [...]

By |2017-05-12T05:50:38-07:00May 12th, 2017|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

Breast Cancer, A Journey of Strength

Photo of Szilvia Gogh by David Young-Wolff. I did not choose to have breast cancer. However, the choice I do have is how to go through my journey. I could have been depressed when hearing the news. After all, I had a horrible year leading up to my diagnosis. All in one year: [...]

By |2016-10-04T17:30:39-07:00October 4th, 2016|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

Are We Entering A Golden Age Of Yoga Therapy??

Teachers Lainie Devina and Holli Rabishaw shot by Jeff Skeirik The term Golden Age refers to a period of time when flourishing and abundance happens within a specific community or society. The Golden Age of wisdom was around 400 BCE when Socrates charmed the West with profound discourses and The Buddha illumined the [...]

By |2016-09-01T15:55:51-07:00September 1st, 2016|Yoga Therapy|3 Comments

Dristi

Developing the Superpower of Direct Focus Dristi is most commonly known as the gazing point on which the eyes may focus. The word “dristi,” derives from the Sanskrit root “drstr,” which is where we get our English word “to direct.” Dristi can refer to a focal point, yet it is more than simply where we [...]

By |2016-03-30T19:43:42-07:00March 30th, 2016|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments
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