Yoga Therapy

In these times of social distancing many of us are spending even more time on screens than we were before.  Now in-person meetings, coffee break socials, book clubs, and fitness classes have moved to screens.  I’ve been hearing from many people that are feeling screen fatigue.  So I thought I’d write a little blog on the eyes and what you can do for yours. Myopia, or near-sightedness, has been on the rise for some time. “Myopia...

As a long-time yoga teacher and yoga therapist I’ve always valued the therapeutic benefits of yoga and for many years I didn’t differentiate between yoga and yoga therapy because I felt all yoga was, in a way, yoga therapy.  But there is a difference and I’ll explain that here. The International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT), the organization responsible for certifying yoga therapists, defines yoga therapy as the “specific application of yogic tools – postures/exercises, breathwork,...