Category Archives: Yoga Therapy

The Medical Benefits of Yoga

The Medical Benefits of Yoga

Amritain the mid-70s, Sandra Amrita McLanahan, M.D. established the country’s first comprehensive integrative health care center—Integral Health Services (IHS), near Satchidananda Ashram-Yogaville East in Connecticut. A true trailblazer, Dr. Amrita talks about her pioneering work and the healing power of Full Story

Yoga as Medicine

Yoga as Medicine

Dr. Timothy McCall has long been interested in the medical benefits of Yoga. Since 2000, he has been engaged in full time investigation of the therapeutic aspects of Yoga, as well as the scientific explanations of Yoga’s effects. Dr. McCall Full Story

The Koshas as Yoga Therapy

The Koshas as Yoga Therapy

Swami Vidyananda, senior Integral Yoga monasticBy Swami Vidyananda

In the world today, most people approach the study of Yoga through the asanas (physical postures). And for many schools, that’s where the study of Yoga ends. People want to be healthy and have a trim physique. … Full Story

New Study Shows Yoga Has Healing Powers

New Study Shows Yoga Has Healing Powers

Screen Shot 2014-02-11 at 1.30.45 PMNational Geographic reports on a new study: In the largest study of yoga that used biological measures to assess results, it seems that those meditative sun salutations and downward dog poses can reduce inflammation, the body’s way of reacting to … Full Story