Posts Tagged "yoga injuries"

What Is Yoga Therapy?

What Is Yoga Therapy?

Yoga therapy has been used for many years due to its mental and physical health benefits. Through yoga postures, meditation, breathing exercises, and guided imagery, yoga therapy integrates the body, mind, and spirit. Scientific research has been done to determine its benefits and efficacy. The results are amazing! Due to its incorporation of elements from psychotherapy and physical therapy, yoga therapy is capable of preventing and treating a diversity of medical conditions of both mind and body. Mental Health Benefits Today, yoga therapy is actively used in the treatment of psychological disorders, such as depression and anxiety.   It’s also...

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Yoga for Low Back Pain – Herniated Discs

Yoga for Low Back Pain – Herniated Discs

Hi friends in yoga!  This is one, big, Universal job posting from the medical community.  We need your help!  A very exciting article was published recently in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Created by American College of Physicians, the new low back pain treatment recommendations for medical doctors affects the future, health, and safety of  millions of people.  Did you know that one out of every four Americans suffer from low back pain?  We’re talking an $80 billion industry (yes that billion with a B!)  That’s a lot of people, pain and unnecessary medical procedures. We’ve known for a very long time that different asana sequences combined with meditation are not...

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