Who Are Yoga Therapists?

Although all yoga is potentially therapeutic and healing, IAYT-certified yoga therapists specifically apply yoga tools—postures/exercises, breathwork, meditation techniques, and more—to address an individual‘s physical, mental, and emotional needs. Many people first learn about yoga through its physical practices, and a common misconception is that the discipline is all about stretching or movement. In fact, yoga therapy can help people who can’t move at all, as well as active individuals!

The yoga model of health is unique because it addresses every aspect of life rather than considering each body part or system separately.

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