When I’m struggling I practice the tools, it gets me out of a tedious place of being stuck in the chair, I stop and feel that my body is still here, that’s a gift to me.
Sherron M, stroke client
How is “Yoga” different from “Yoga Therapy”?
Yoga Therapy incorporates a therapeutic intent as a preventative or curative means to manage or facilitate healing by infusing postures, breathing exercises, meditation, relaxation techniques and more. It is the facet of the ancient science of “Yoga”, which focuses on health and wellness at all levels of the person: physical, emotional and psychological. Empowering individuals to find their own path of self-healing, Yoga Therapy is customized for private or group sessions, creating a strategy dedicated to the overall health and wellbeing of the client. Medical research shows that Yoga Therapy is among the most effective of complementary therapies for many ailments. Many studies document the effectiveness of Therapeutic Yoga Therapy as a vehicle to increase strength, flexibility, balance, enhancement of immune function, lower blood pressure, improve psychological health, anxiety, stress and recovery in many other health conditions.
“Working with Beth has helped me after abdominal surgery to recover my strength while dealing with a life-threatening disease. It’s helped relax specific parts of my body as well as relieve stress and discomfort, using therapeutic modalities essential in helping my body restore itself and heal.” –Marion L