Although not common knowledge, Yoga Therapy is a modern term that describes the original way yoga was practiced, and is practiced, in its birthplace, India. It involves a process whereby an experience Yoga Therapist adapts yoga very specifically to the multi-dimensional needs of an individual, who come with a health challenge, over time. This uniquely ancient and therapeutic approach is for care seekers, including those who assume they can’t do yoga, who with to improve their level of wellness. Yoga Therapy can address a broad range of physical, mental, and emotional concerns, as long as you are willing to practice at home, under our guidance. Your personal goals can be approached through this process, so please consider what you are seeking prior to your first consultation. Following the consultation, your teacher will design an appropriate practice for you, and you will be asked to do this at home on a daily basis. After a series of three or four consecutive, weekly visits, we meet less frequently, bi-weekly, monthly, or even even bi-monthly for practice refinement. As your symptoms and experience improve, we adapt the practice to support and extend these improvements.
Who can benefit from Yoga Therapy?
Yoga Therapy may alleviate many forms of acute symptoms and chronic diseases, reducing symptoms or helping to cultivate strategies to manage them. A sampling of conditions that yoga therapy can be useful in alleviating include:
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
- Autoimmune Disorders
- Back Pain
- Cancer – in terms of quality of life
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Chronic Pain
- Coronary artery disease
- Eating disorders
- Gastrointestinal disorders
- Immune response
- Menstrual Disorders
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Neck Pain
Each class is $100 and lasts between 50 minutes and 1 hour.