Yoga Therapy

What is movement but the expression of Spirit on Earth…

Yoga is an ancient, self-empowering practice that utilizes a wide range of tools to enhance well-being and to both maintain and restore health. It can be a powerful medium on the journey towards personal transformation.

Yogic tools utilized to facilitate health and healing are: Seed sprout

  • Breathing Techniques (Pranayama)
  • Physical Postures (Asana)
  • Visualizations (Bhavana)
  • Sounds (Mantra)
  • Gestures (Mudra)
  • Hand Placements (Nyasa)
  • Meditation Techniques (Dhyanam)

Yoga Therapy is a therapeutic approach to yoga used to address a broad range of physical, mental, and emotional concerns through adapting yoga very specifically to the unique needs of each individual. This multidimensional approach requires active participation in one’s therapeutic plan and it can greatly complement clinical treatment.

Benefits of Yoga Therapy

Yogic exercises help to clear the body, mind, and spirit and can be used as either preventive or curative means. Some overall general benefits:

  • Aids in flexibility and strength
  • Alleviates daily stresses and tensions
  • Improves concentration and attention span
  • Balances and detoxifies the systems of the body
  • Develops balance, coordination, postural alignment, and body awareness
  • Good for depression, anger, anxiety, and various psychological ailments
  • Good for chronic pain, pain management, and various physiological symptoms
  • Improves self-awareness, self-knowledge, self-confidence, and overall vitality
  • Assists in positive changes in mood and help to both ground and root the mind
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