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.


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→

Yoga For Bone Health

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Watch television long enough and you’ll invariably come across commercials advertising drugs that treat the loss of bone density, or osteoporosis. For most people, sooner or later, bone density will… Read More→

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Yoga Helps Heal Bone Fractures

Yoga Heals Bone Fractures

Indian researchers recently published a randomized controlled trial showing that a yoga-based program reduced the healing time of extra-articular (situated or occurring outside a joint) fractures. While improved fracture healing… Read More→

Laughter Yoga Helps Your Heart

Laughter Yoga

Laughter and humor have been correlated to beneficial health outcomes, and research tells us the benefits of yoga are no less impactful. Both laughter and yoga have independently been shown… Read More→

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