An Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist is a specialist capable of utilizing yoga therapies to alter the physiology of the body in a manner that supports the healing process. As such, Ayurvedic Yoga Therapists are uniquely placed … More »
Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy is the traditional system of Yoga Therapy from India. Yoga Therapy is the application of yoga to the healing process. The mechanism of understanding how yoga contributes to healing is the physiological … More »
Yoga Nidra has been rapidly growing in popularity as a practice for deep relaxation. While it is effective for this purpose, Yoga Nidra is much more than a form of progressive relaxation. Yoga Nidra is … More »
Introduction Yoga Nidra means yogic sleep. It is a state of deep conscious relaxation and is a form of pratyahara–the turning inward of awareness. It is considered to be an active or preliminary form of … More »
In our Western culture, many people use Yoga asana as a stretching tool to keep the body limber and agile. To this extent there is no better practice. Traditionally, however, Yoga postures are a part … More »
Have you ever wondered why some asanas seem to leave you feeling calm, still, centered, and balanced while others seem to leave you agitated, sore, and off center? Take the case of a thirty-one year … More »
Abstract With the growing awareness of Ayurvedai in the West, a more complete picture of the yogic path is beginning to emerge. This path reconnects the knowledge of two of India’s greatest ancient sciences. Together, they … More »
A collection of articles on Yoga and Ayurveda by Dr. Marc Halpern.