Yoga Therapy

“I was surprised to discover how some simple techniques could make a difference to assist with everyday living.”
— Lois

What is yoga therapy?

Yoga therapy is the system of yoga that works with an individual and his/her specific need or health challenge. The practice, which includes postures, breathwork, relaxation. meditation and visualization, is designed and adapted for the student. Most yoga therapy is one-on-one or in small groups.

What is the difference between yoga and yoga therapy?

Today, most yoga is taught in studios and health clubs. Classes are offered for group participation and consist primarily of postures or poses. Yoga Therapy provides individualized attention and adaptation of poses and practices to support the individual on their healing journey. Yoga Therapy has been proven to help clients with structural issues. physiological challenges and pyscho.emotional problems. Yoga is the science of health and well-being.

Yoga therapy compliments:

  • Traditional Western Medicine
  • Physical Therapy or Massage Therapy
  • Chiropractic care
  • Psychotherapy
  • Acupuncture

Conditions benefitting from yoga therapy:

  • Structural: Low Back (pain from arthritis, degenerative disc disease, bulging discs), Shoulders, Neck, Knees, Hips…
  • Physiological: Arthritis, High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease, Digestive Issues, MS, Cancer, Immune Deficiency Disorders…
  • Psycho-­Emotional: Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks, Insomnia, Grief…

What a session includes:

  • Thorough Intake and Evaluation
  • Personalized practice adapted to the individual
  • Prescribed breathing practices to calm the mind and body
  • Meditation and Guided Relaxation