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Yoga In Therapy

Whether you are an experienced yogi or a beginner, yoga therapy can provide profound mental health benefits. Richard Miller says, “Yoga therapy may be defined as the application of Yogic principles to a particular person with the objective of achieving a particular spiritual, psychological, or physiological goal.”

Research has shown that yoga therapy can be helpful with a wide range of issues, including:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • ADD
  • PTSD
  • Pain Management
  • Eating disorders
  • Addictions
  • Stress

Yoga helps rebalance the entire mind-body system. It effectively regulates sleep/wake cycles and your hormones, leaving you feeling healthier and more relaxed.

Yoga therapy is a form of mindfulness.

Through our work together, I will teach you to how to directly impact your physiology and create the desired shift in mood and thinking.

You’ll get concrete tools that you can use anytime, anywhere.

These tools include:

  1. Yoga poses
  2. Breathing practices
  3. Grounding exercises
  4. Simple meditation techniques
  5. Yoga nidra

You’ll find that these practices are practical and fun!

I have been teaching yoga since 2011, and I have developed a passion for combining the latest neuroscience research with yoga psychology.

While the research supports the work, this is not a one-size-fits-all approach. Yoga therapy accounts for individual differences in age, culture, religion, philosophy, occupation, and mental and physical health.

My goal is to empower you in finding what’s most effective for you in your own process of healing and growth.

This is cutting-edge treatment for anxiety, depression, addictions, trauma and body image issues. Maybe you have tried other modalities in the past, and now you are looking for something different. If so, yoga therapy may be worth a try.

Curious? Contact me to find out if yoga in therapy is a good fit for you. I offer a free 15-minute phone consultation, so there is nothing to lose.

I also provide mentoring to mental health professionals who are interested in using yoga in clinical practice.

In case you missed it: Check out this article on the physical, mental and emotional health benefits of yoga therapy or read more about somatic psychotherapy.

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