Yoga is beneficial for health in ways that modern science is just beginning to understand. Even though it has been applied with therapeutic intention for thousand of years, Yoga Therapy is only just now emerging as a discipline in itself, brought about by the tremendous popularity of yoga and created by the marriage of traditional yoga with modern medicine.
Cultivates body/mind integration and a sense of harmony with life. It promotes the innate healing resources of the body, helping restore the proper functioning of the various bodily systems.
- Empowers individuals to realize innate freedom from suffering and realization of their true nature.
- Offers an educational process that focuses on wellness at all levels of a person’s life.
- Providing a non-dogmatic, secular approach that respects a person’s age, culture, and religion.
Medical research provides increasing evidence that yoga therapy is effective.
As science begins to document the importance of understanding the interrelation of all existing things, it looks to Yoga with an intrigued eye, for Yoga speaks Unity in every word. As yoga techniques are researched and new data is gathered, it becomes easier for science and the medical establishment to understand and accept the benefits of Yoga Therapy.
Yoga therapy is preventive in nature, as is Yoga itself, but it is also restorative in many instances, palliative in others, and curative in many others.Click links to view larger image