Yoga, Yoga Therapy and Chemicals

Yoga, Yoga Therapy  and Chemicals

Yoga Yoga is an ancient practice that was used to balance the spiritual, physical, and mental health. There are many different types of yoga, but the most commonly used now is asana which is the physical practice. Yoga reduces stress and anxiety, and improves your balance, flexibility, and strength. Moreover,  other physical benefits of yoga include: Increased muscle strength and tone. Improved respiration, energy and vitality. Maintaining a balanced metabolism. Weight reduction. Cardio and circulatory

Yoga Therapy and Trauma

Yoga Therapy and Trauma

Definition The dictionary defines trauma as “a deeply distressing or disturbing experience” or “a personal trauma like the death of a child”. For many years, I actually didn’t know what the true definition of trauma was! It was not until watching  an episode Family Guy a year ago that I got it! In the episode the two the main characters, dress as widows and go to a widows support meetings. In the meeting –  really

Yoga Therapy: Finding A Good Program?

Yoga Therapy: Finding A Good Program?

There has been an increase in yoga therapy programs since the popularity has grown. Here are some things to consider when picking a program: Before you start doing any research, you should come up with a list of things are important to you in a yoga therapy training program. Once she done that it’s going to take you time and energy to do research on  various yoga therapy training programs to find which ones will

History of Yoga Therapy

History of Yoga Therapy

Overview Yoga Therapy stems from yoga. Yoga has been used in traditional Indian medicine for thousands of years. However, Yoga therapy in its present form is a new discipline, created by the marriage of traditional Yoga with modern medicine. Yoga therapy is rooted in the ancient practice of yoga, which originated thousands of years ago in India. Early period The earliest references to Yoga come from four shastras known as the Vedas. The Vedas are

Yoga Therapy: A Career In?

Yoga Therapy: A Career In?

Yoga Therapy: What Is It? Yoga therapy works with clients one-on-one helping them to improve their health as well as wellness by using various aspects of yoga breathing techniques, yoga poses and philosophy. Yoga philosophies are not tied into any religious dogma, so many people are receptive to it because of this.  Yoga and its philosophies focus entirely on the individual being the source of their own power. Yoga therapist design  classes or programs for

Yoga Therapy: The Benefits!

Yoga Therapy: The Benefits!

The beauty of yoga is anyone regardless of their fitness level, physical or mental limitations or conditions can start to practice and benefit from it immediately. Yoga therapy simply allows the benefits of yoga to be much more amplified. What makes yoga in general beneficial is that it affects all systems within the human body. Aside to relieving pain and making people feel generally better – after doing it even for the first time –

Yoga Teacher vs Yoga Therapist

Yoga Teacher vs Yoga Therapist

Becoming a yoga teacher and becoming a yoga therapist is not the same thing.  You will become a yoga teacher (via yoga teacher training) first before you can move on to yoga therapy.  The requirement to enroll in our yoga therapy training is that you have at least a 200 RYT certification or are a licensed professional working in a similar field (e.g. social work). When training to become a yoga teacher, you learn the

What is Yoga Therapy?

What is Yoga Therapy?

Yoga therapy is difficult to define, in part because of the breadth and depth of the tradition itself, and because, like Yoga, the discipline can be approached in so many different ways. Nonetheless, for Yoga therapy to be better understood and accepted, it is necessary to have a reasonable and pragmatic definition understandable to those without experience with Yoga, yet still acceptable to those steeped in the practice and philosophy. Yoga therapy is a type