Many doctors have found that movements, breathing exercises, focus, concentration, and meditation are improving the health and healing process of their patients.
Yoga therapy is a well-tested treatment using yoga as medicine.
Yoga therapy uses the ancient science of yoga to enhance your health and wellness at all levels:
It focuses on yoga as a healing journey that brings balance to all aspects of your life and wakens your basic nature.
Yoga therapy is useful both for people who seek relief for certain health problems and for those who want to:
For true health to occur, yoga therapy must address all aspects of a person as a whole.
Compared to a yoga teacher, the yoga therapist’s job:
Examples include helping people manage:
In yoga therapy, the tools and techniques of yoga serve to reconnect you to yourself at all levels — from the:
Main ways yoga therapy differs from yoga class are:
We tailor each session to your needs, whether you want to:
Most health issues benefit from some yoga asanas or yoga breathing techniques.
Some yoga therapists train mainly in one disease or condition, while others have a broader focus.
A yoga therapist shows you how to adjust poses to your body’s distinct needs, using props, modifications, and alignment aids.
They make sure that you get the full rewards from each pose.
We offer yoga therapy in one-on-one sessions, letting the therapist guide you in the fine subtleties of:
This method increases body awareness and helps you make quicker progress in reshaping your body.
UPMC Center for Integrative Medicine
580 S. Aiken Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
For general information or to schedule an appointment, call 412‑623‑3023.