Yoga Therapy

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

Yoga Therapy – Healing with Yoga

Three Practices that integrate the therapeutic benefits of yoga into everyday life.   1) Modified supine twist: jatharaparivritti (parsva). This pose can be helpful for relieving constipation.   Lying on back with legs straight, allow arms to rest in a T shape around shoulder height. this is confusing. alongside the body implies parallel to body, shoulder [...]

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

Yoga Therapy – Michael Lerner’s Vision Quest

In 1975, environmentalist, medical doctor, educator, and visionary Michael Lerner imagined a center that would change the way we care for our health as well as the health and wellbeing of Mother Earth. Over the ensuing years, Commonweal has served as the 21st century model for healthcare, education, and the environment, and supports a wide [...]

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

Operation: Yoga

Yoga for veterans offers meaningful holistic solutions to returning veterans and their families. Studies and testimonials confirm that yoga and meditation are successful healing modalities for trauma. A growing body of research is showing that this is true for our veterans, proving to be one of the most effective ways to relieve post-combat trauma and [...]

By | November 10th, 2013|Yoga Therapy|2 Comments

Yoga for Osteoporosis

Sitting down with Rehabilitative Medicine Specialist Dr. Loren Fishman Loren Fishman M.D. has been a practicing rehabilitative medicine specialist for over thirty years. As a pioneer in integrative medicine, from the start of his practice, he incorporated yoga into patient care. A prolific, published researcher, he is the author of eight books, including Yoga for [...]

By | October 11th, 2013|Yoga Therapy|2 Comments

Urban Zen Integrative Therapy

Fusing Eastern healing arts with Western medicine to create a conscious change in Healthcare “I was frustrated by the healthcare system because I felt it was only disease-oriented and that nobody was taking care of the patient...” explained fashion designer, philanthropist, and long time yogini Donna Karan in an interview with LA Yoga Magazine. She [...]

By | September 3rd, 2013|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

Supporting Fertility

Brenda Strong discusses new answers for women coping with conception challenges “When you feel your body has betrayed you, there can be a lot of anger and depression, you feel out of control” says Brenda Strong, the first national spokesperson for the American Fertility Association. A yoga practitioner and teacher for 23 years, Brenda developed [...]

By | July 11th, 2013|Yoga Therapy|2 Comments

Interview with John Kepner

As the Executive Director of the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT), John Kepner has been dedicated to facilitating the creation of standards and practices for yoga teachers and practitioners who strive to bring yoga’s healing aspects into the realm of complementary medicine. John regularly lectures on Yoga and Yoga therapy and co-taught the course [...]

By | June 13th, 2013|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments