Yoga therapy is the process of empowering individuals to progress toward improved health and well-being through the application of the teachings and practices of Yoga.
Yoga therapy focuses on overall wellness at all levels of the person: physical, psychological, and spiritual. It is derived from the yoga traditions of Patanjali (8 limbs of yoga) and the Ayurvedic systems. It may include techniques such as pranayama (breath work), asana (yoga poses), deep relaxation/meditation (nidra), mudras (hand gestures), mantra (mantras), chanting, mindfulness, and energy (Reiki) or sound healing (music).
It supports individuals facing health challenges at any level to manage their condition, reduce symptoms, restore balance, increase vitality, and expand the individuals overall well-being.