Yoga as Therapy

With an emphasis on anatomy and working with students to treat and manage specific health issues, yoga therapy is on the rise. Yoga therapy is the therapeutic application of yoga science and art that can be used in sports, dance, physical and occupational therapy, and rehabilitation. Yoga therapy can be used specifically to ease upper back pain or to regulate blood pressure. Or it can be used on a broader spectrum as a tool for things like addiction recovery and eating disorders.


Can Yoga Prevent Dementia?

It’s a well-known fact that yoga and meditation can be incredibly beneficial for the brain. However, until recently, little was understood about the relationship between yoga and dementia. Recent studies… Read More→

Yoga May Soothe Asthma Symptoms

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Asthma sufferers can now take an extra breath. A recent study published by the Cochrane Airways Group determined that a consistent yoga practice that incorporates meditation, pranayama (breathing exercises), and… Read More→

The Rise of Yoga Therapy

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We already know that yoga has therapeutic effects. Scientists say we can change our brain through meditation, and studies have shown that yoga is beneficial for back pain, insomnia and… Read More→

Healing Scoliosis through Yoga

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None of us is perfectly symmetric, but some musculoskeletal imbalances are so extreme that they can impact well-being and self-image. Scoliosis, a condition that leads to lateral curvature of the… Read More→

New to Yoga?

To get the most out of our site, we suggest you take some time to explore before jumping into the practice. Browse our yoga 101 section for general info on the history and types of yoga, then start exploring asanas the physical postures used in hatha yoga. Remember to breathe and always start your yoga practice with a brief meditation. If you are new to yoga, please read our Yoga for Beginner's page

Yogic Wisdom

Whether humanity will consciously follow the law of love, I do not know. But that need not disturb me. The law will work just as the law of gravitation works, whether we accept it or not. The person who discovered the law of love was a far greater scientist than any of our modern scientists. Only our explorations have not gone far enough and so it is not possible for everyone to see all its workings.

-Gandhi
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