Yoga Therapy Rx
What is yoga therapy and why do people refer to it as a prescription (Rx) ?
Yoga Therapy often is prescribed one-on-one for those who need or prefer to participate in a private or semi-private setting due to a specific condition/injury or ailment. This individualized attention at Santa Rosa Yoga Therapy is necessary for determining and initiating the most therapeutic yoga sequencing for a particular condition. Yoga therapists work alongside physiatrists (physicians who specialize in pain), chiropractors, and physical therapists to determine a comprehensive and holistic approach to healing through yoga therapy methodology. Some of the many ailments successfully treated with yoga therapy include: chronic lower and upper back problems, hypertension and heart disease, asthma, and diabetes. A good yoga therapist often works in conjunction with or is recommended by a physician and other medical professionals (as noted) and has specific and advanced yoga training/certification.
Yoga therapy helps with:
~ High blood pressure, migraine headaches, asthma, chronic back pain, digestive disorders, diabetes, conditions associated with menopause, insomnia, and chronic illnesses
Additional benefits of yoga are included below:
~ Reduces & often eliminates pain in the back, neck, shoulders, knees, and hips
~ Diminishes achiness
~ Great for stress reduction
~ Helps with digestion
~ Purifies and detoxifies internal organs and makes the skin glow
~ Helps with circulation and increases blood flow throughout the body-mind
~ Contributes to greater ranges of motion
~ Helps calm the mind, boosting productivity and focus
~ Uplifts mood and increases energy & stamina
~ Improves mental health & overall well-being
~ Reduces anxiety (in conjunction with other modalities) and can help with depression
~ Boosts serotonin and norepinephrine production, and GABA production (our happy hormones)
~ Balances body-mind and grounds us for life inevitabilities. . .
~ Helps with the anti-aging process
~ Increases lung capacity
~ Boosts the mood, lifts the spirit, evens out the ego, and leaves us more content
Please contact us if you are interested in private or semi-private yoga therapy instruction at Santa Rosa Yoga Therapy — we’re here to help you get back to your daily life, feeling your best and even better than you thought possible!