What is Yoga Therapy?
Yoga therapy is the evidence-based application of yoga postures, exercises, mindfulness, meditation and breath work to address a client’s specific needs, whether it be to improve function and mobility or address other physical, emotional or mental symptoms the client is experiencing.
Yoga therapists are trained to do a thorough intake and assessment and develop an individualized plan to help the client move toward their goals regardless of any limitations.
Yoga therapy can help with the following conditions (including, but not limited to):
- Muscle or joint pain
- Anxiety and depression
- PTSD and other trauma
- Heart disease
- Multiple sclerosis
- Prenatal and postpartum symptoms
Our yoga therapist is a 500-hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-500), holds a Master of Science in Yoga Therapy and is certified by the International Association of Yoga Therapists (C-IAYT).
Yoga therapy is complementary to other modalities including massage therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy and psychotherapy.
Yoga Therapy Services
In addition to one-on-one sessions, we hold small group gentle therapeutic yoga sessions and workshops. More detailed descriptions can be found below.
Initial Session (90 minutes)
Our yoga therapist will do an extensive intake and assessment followed by an individualized yoga therapy plan custom-made for you.
Based on the care plan recommended, you may come in for follow-up sessions ranging between 30 to 60 minutes in length.
Small Group Classes
Stay tuned for more information as we roll out our Gentle Therapeutic Yoga program!