Yoga as therapy is the use of yoga as exercise, consisting mainly of postures called asanas, as a gentle form of exercise and relaxation applied specifically with the intention of improving health.
Yoga therapy helps physical and mental health benefits for people of all ages. And, if you’re going through an illness, recovering from surgery or living with a chronic condition, yoga can become an integral part of your treatment and potentially hasten healing.
The practice uses movement, mindfulness, meditation, relaxation and breathing exercises to help you relax, relieve stress and manage underlying conditions or symptoms in addition to treatment by a healthcare provider, some of the health benefits of yoga therapy include: Reducing physical discomfort and improving management of pain. Helping neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis (MS), fibromyalgia, epilepsy and stroke. Easing joint pain from arthritis.
Yoga trainer helps therapeutic adjustments various other ways, based on an external agenda. ‘Yoga assists’ are educational, based on the needs of the individual, Assisted stretching with a professional can offer a deeper and more intense stretch than people can achieve on their own, safely helping them attain a deeper, end-range stretch, adding that it’s similar to using a yoga props. A typical session lasts 30 to 60 minutes.