As Yoga Therapists, we will often be approached by clients who report that they have received little help from western medicine.
Or we may see clients with conditions for which medicine has few answers.
Some conditions severely limit or make it impossible to practice asana, even chair asana as we know it.
Should we be intimidated by the idea of working with these people?
In this video, Brandt discusses working with muscular dystrophy, a particularly debilitating and challenging condition.
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Most of us western yoga teachers have a similar path that looks something like this: We realize we are suffering (from an illness, anxiety, watching family age poorly, etc.) We find yoga and it helps us We want to share this amazing helpful thing called yoga with others We see our local studio has a […]
Yoga therapy is a relatively new method of healing born out of an ancient tradition. Yoga has been around for over 1,000 years. The idea of using yoga in a therapeutic context has been credited to Tirumalai Krishnamacharya who died in 1981 at the age of 100. We can think of yoga therapy the same […]
Listen in as Brandt discusses how a Yoga Therapist might work with a client who has already been to physical therapy, as well as some of the different approaches between the two therapies.