Yoga Therapy

In this section we bring different articles and videos we find online in the area of Yoga as a Healing practice. We hope you find these interesting as we do.

Use of props for therapeutic healing in Iyengar yoga - by Marla Apt

Props for therapeutic healing in Iyengar Yoga

Yogis in India have utilized basic yoga props for centuries. B.K.S. Iyengar has furthered the usage of props to enhance the yoga practice

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Iyengar Yoga and HIV - video

Iyengar Yoga and HIV

James Murphy, director of the Iyengar yoga association of NY, explains the Iyengar method of practicing yoga. Including personal stories of practitioners with HIV

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Iyengar Yoga and Neck pain - video

Yoga and neck pain – abclocal

A nice video explained by Dr. Jay Adlersberg how Iyengar yoga practice can eliminate chronic neck (and other) pain

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Iyengar Yoga and lower back pain

Geeta Iyengar and lower back pain

This article discuss how yoga therapy can help chronic lower back pain. It presents the findings of a yearlong trial comparing the effects of Iyengar yoga therapy with those of standard medical care.

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Iyengar Yoga and MS – A personal story – video

Yoga and MS – Garth McLean

Courage and caution is the name of this video. An inspiring story of Garth McLean and his battle with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

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Addiction, Recovery and Yoga – documentry

Addiction, recovery and yoga

Feature documentary by Lindsey Clennell on how people have used Iyengar yoga as part of their journey in recovery programs from serious addiction problems to a new life

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Yoga for Fatigue Relief

viparita karani

Detailed article including a yoga sequence for fatigue relief. The article was written by Marla Apt, originally published in Yoga International magazine

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Yoga for High Blood Pressure

Adho mukha shvanasana

Detailed article including a yoga sequence for high blood pressure. The article was written by Marla Apt, originally published in Yoga International magazine

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