Flexibility is dependent upon structure. The shape of the join, how much cartilage is there to protect the joint, ligament/muscular support, and whether there is damage due to disease or injury (ex., osteoarthritis and excessive repetitive motion), all contribute to the potential flex
Yoga can make improvements in the bio-psycho-social life of a person suffering from respiratory conditions. I am not suggesting that it’s a miracle cure, there is a great difference between healing and curing. Curing suggests the physical/psychic body is restored and there is no more
Yoga therapy is not just physical therapy using yoga postures. It is much richer, more dimensional than that form of treatment. It is also used in conjunction with or following diagnosis of an illness or dysfunction.
Knees take so much through out our lives. They bounce, push, propel, bend, straighten, cross, and keep us standing. So why, if the knee hurts, do would we want to “do something” to it to make it feel better. The Yoga therapy approach suggests looking above or below the kne
Unsteady joints need gentle attention, a slow even development of the surrounding connective tissue and muscle. Jumping into exercises around an unstable joint without careful assessment could lead to more instability and discomfort for the client/student. First one has to assess as w
I am finishing up the last touches on the advanced 300-hour yoga training to be offered in the spring (aiming for March to begin). This advanced 300-hour training together with the pre-requisite 200 gives the student the 500-hour status which is the highest that Yoga Alliance recogniz