Yoga Therapy

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

Sitting Down with Sonia Nelson

Chanting, yoga therapy, and must-have qualities for a yoga therapist A teacher of Yoga and Vedic Chant for over twenty-five years, Sonia Nelson has been a student of T.K.V. Desikachar since 1975 and serves as Director of the Vedic Chant Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Sonia gives seminars and workshops nationwide and has released [...]

By | May 29th, 2013|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

Sitting Down With Nischala Joy Devi

Master teacher and healer Nischala Joy Devi is revered for her innovative teachings and groundbreaking, therapeutic yoga programs for both heart disease (The Dean Ornish Program for the Reversal of Heart Disease), and cancer (Commonweal Cancer Help Program). Nischala spent over 25 years as a monastic disciple with the world-renowned, Sri Swami Satchidananda, where she [...]

By | May 1st, 2013|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

Conversations with Yoga Therapists

Conversations with Yoga Therapists Ask the Expert We recently caught up with Dr. Vasant Lad, the eminent Ayurvedic physician, author, and professor, and asked him to share his knowledge and thoughts on good health, Yoga therapy, and what qualities he believes make for a good Yoga therapist. Dr. Vasant Lad has authored numerous articles and [...]

By | March 27th, 2013|Yoga Therapy|2 Comments