Yoga and Health – The Yoga Therapy Boom

Sample from the Summer 2004 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine

In this special section we examine the therapeutic benefits of Yoga, paradigms of “healing vs. curing,” groundbreaking research in the Yoga therapy field, and the cutting edge training programs now available to Yoga teachers.

“Responding to the grassroots revolution in conventional thinking about healing and wholeness in the U.S., hospitals play catch-up with their patients’ expectations by creating complementary medical approaches to illness. The unequivocal successes of Dean Ornish and Michael Lerner’s implementations of Integral Yoga models of healing first developed by Sri Gurudev and early students at retreats and then, in 1977, in a holistic medical clinic, now receive the imprimatur of scientific approaches to the treatment of heart disease and cancer.” –Dr. Lakshmi Fjord

Read the rest of this article in the Summer 2004 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine.

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