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Yoga for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Dr. Bessel van der Kolk is considered one of  the world’s leading authorities on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He has pioneered the use of Yoga as a therapy that is helping these individuals to work through their PTSD and regain a sense of mastery. In this...

Global Yoga Therapy Day: Aug. 13 – 14

The Yoga Therapy: Beyond the Studio summit is a free event hosted by the Global Yoga Therapy Day. The summit was created to educate the public, healthcare and Yoga communities about the profound work of Yoga therapists around the world. The summit features two...

Anxiety Buster & Hatha Teaching of the Month

Here we are in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and anxiety is through the roof. We’re surrounded by it in the media and in family and friends. It’s hard not to pick it up. And if we are anxious, our kids will pick it up too. Luckily, Yoga can help us understand...
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Enlightened Health in the Time of COVID-19

Enlightened Health in the Time of COVID-19

"The enlightened person does whatever is appropriate," explains Dr. Amrita, in the latest Integral Yoga Podcast. Avi Gordon (Integral Yoga Teachers Association director) discusses enlightened action and a number of wellness topics with Dr. Amrita— founder of America's...

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How Yoga Helps

How Yoga Helps

When Prevention magazine published two articles about Integral Health Services—a groundbreaking integrative medicine clinic in Connecticut, the waiting list at IHS grew into a 2-year wait! Possibly the first health center of its kind in North America (and even the...

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The Clinic Where Love and Medicine Go Hand in Hand

The Clinic Where Love and Medicine Go Hand in Hand

In November 1977, Prevention magazine published the first of two articles about Integral Health Services—a groundbreaking integrative medicine clinic in Connecticut. Possibly the first health center of its kind in North America (and even the world), it was based on...

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The Yoga M.D.

The Yoga M.D.

Dr. Sandra Amrita McLanahan is a holistic and Yoga medical doctor with a family practice in Yogaville. She is a pioneer in the field of integrative and lifestyle medicine, having founded America’s first holistic health center in Connecticut in 1976. Personal physician...

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The Essence of Yoga Therapy

The Essence of Yoga Therapy

In this article, Swami Satchidananda, founder of Integral Yoga, and a trained naturopath himself, discusses the essential elements that comprise classical Yoga therapy. When I came to this country in 1966, I met Dr. Ramamurti Mishra (who became Swami Brahmananda), the...

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Applying Yoga Therapy in Healthcare

Applying Yoga Therapy in Healthcare

Abstract: Yoga Therapy is the adaptation of the Yoga practices for patients with various chronic dis-eases. Yoga is a stepwise practice for self-realization. During the practice a person also develops some health benefits, which can be used as adjuvant therapy for...

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A Living Laboratory for Yoga Research

A Living Laboratory for Yoga Research

Dr. Jeffery Dusek, Kripalu’s Chief Research Officer, Leads New Studies on the Power of Mind/Body Practices Jeffery Dusek was in high school when he had his first experience of how the breath can powerfully impact the body and the mind. “Growing up, I was a hockey...

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