Yoga Therapy

Teaching Yoga One on One DVD

Teaching Yoga One on One DVD with Julie Carmen Years ago, a friend invited me to take a yoga class with Julie Carmen at Exhale in Venice since we were both yoga teachers and actors as well as mental health professionals. I went in not knowing what to expect, and left feeling both exhilarated and [...]

By | February 24th, 2015|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

SYTAR – Call for Proposal

International Association of Yoga Therapists Symposium on Yoga Therapy and Research Some of the most engaging sessions at the International Association of Yoga Therapist's annual Symposium on Yoga Therapy and Research (SYTAR) are the Common Interest Community (CIC) sessions where a number of people offer short presentations on related topics. The short lectures are modeled [...]

By | February 13th, 2015|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

Bringing Yoga to First Responders

Give Back Yoga ( is honored to be launching a new program that empowers public servants with powerful mindfulness practices for cultivating resilience to stress and peak performance on the job: Yoga for First Responders. The first offering of Yoga for First Responders is the Trauma-Sensitive Yoga and Resiliency Training to Benefit First Responders and [...]

By | January 22nd, 2015|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

Selecting a Yoga Therapy Program

By John Kepner After pursuing yoga teacher training and then gaining some experience, some people decide to embark on a course to prepare to become a yoga therapist. The International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) is the professional organization for yoga therapists and offers the following items of consideration for prospective students: Shop carefully and [...]

By | December 23rd, 2014|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

A Conversation with Richard Miller

A Conversation with Richard Miller about Consciousness, Meditation, and the Rejuvenation found through iRest and Yoga Nidra By Dale Nieli During the first workshop I ever took with Richard Miller, I entered a state of consciousness that I had never before experienced. Having known Richard both personally and professionally throughout the years, I can tell [...]

By | November 11th, 2014|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

First IAYT Accredited Yoga Therapy Training Programs

Yoga therapy profession reaches new level in the US.     In an announcement that demonstrates the growing reach and professionalism of the field of Yoga Therapy, the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) announced the first set of 12 accredited yoga therapy training programs on June 7, 2014, in Austin, Texas, at it’s annual [...]

By | September 3rd, 2014|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

Body Image: We All Have It

On July 12 at Yoga Journal LIVE! San Diego, a panel of community leaders joined together in an open and honest conversation about body image – what does it mean, what is our role as conscious leaders, and how do we make yoga accessible and welcoming to every BODY. The conversation was a part of [...]

By | July 24th, 2014|Yoga Therapy|1 Comment

LMU Yoga Therapy Rx at Venice Family Clinic

Photo by David Young-Wolff Yoga changed my life. At the pinnacle of decades in a high-powered corporate career, the ending of a long-term relationship, and the death of my father, I was diagnosed and then treated for breast cancer. I turned back to my yoga practice, one of the few places I found [...]

By | June 30th, 2014|Yoga Therapy|1 Comment

Yoga Therapy: Mind Body Research

Dr. Frederick “Rick” Hecht on the Value of Research in Finding a Place for Yoga and Meditation in Conventional Medicine The International Association of Yoga Therapists will hold its annual Symposium on Yoga Research September 24-26 at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. Frederick Hecht, M.D. will be one of the keynote speakers at [...]

By | June 30th, 2014|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

Yoga Therapy – The Nature of Being Human

Judith Hanson Lasater explains how restorative yoga, and understanding your own human-ness creates the perfect atmosphere for healing. When I began my career as a yoga teacher many years ago, most of my classes were on the vigorous side: lots of vinyasa, arm balancing, wheels, and upside down things. Then I began to teach classes [...]

By | May 29th, 2014|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments