Benefits Of Yoga

Benefits Of Yoga

Overview There are many benefits of a regular yoga practice. And you dont have to go studio or do a yoga teacher training program to get them. One of the first that comes to mind is: self-care. Yoga provides a place to relax, and ‘maintense program’ when life gets demanding. Reality If you are anything like me, all forms of self-care go out the window when the demands of life get in the way. During

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