Although relatively new outside of India, Yoga for therapeutic purpose has a long, rich history. Using an individualized approach, Yoga Therapy employs a range of tools and methods not generally used in group yoga classes. Movement, breath techniques, and meditative practices, are combined with lifestyle and attitude changes, as well as general outlooks on life.
Yoga Therapy addresses many physical, emotional and psychological health challenges by working with the basic premise that we all develop patterns and habits in our bodies and minds. Yoga Therapy helps you increase awareness of these patterns and guides your personal change to move to a healthier place.
We work with you, within the context of your life, developing a personal practice designed to help you grow as an individual and move through the challenges you may be facing.
Research has shown yoga to be an effective complementary therapy for reducing stress, the root cause of many common diseases. Yoga Therapy adapts your physical practice into treatment that is specific to your body and to your health and wellness concerns. This form of healing yoga combines asana, breath, and meditation into a practice that is grounded in a personal intention for healing.
The symptoms of stress, back pain, arthritis, hypertension, asthma, depression, anxiety disorders, insomnia, cancers, addictions, and more may be lessened through an intentional, personalized practice of yoga for healing. Physically, mentally, and emotionally, a yoga practitioner will guide you in a practice that brings ease back into your life, opening you up to greater joy.
Our yoga for healing offering begins with a $75 session or three for $200
Session One includes an overview of yoga therapy as it applies to your unique health issue, a review of your goals, a health history, an assessment of your range of movement, breathing patterns, ayurvedic dosha testing, and time for questions. (45 minutes)
Session Two is dedicated to learning your personal yoga practice, designed to support your health and wellness goals. (1 hour)
Session Three assesses the effectiveness of your personal practice and makes adjustments for improvements in your condition and shifts in your goals. (45 minutes)
Follow-up sessions are scheduled as needed, and range in price from $50 to $75.
Prana Yoga Center teachers who offer healing yoga sessions have trained with renowned instructors such as Aadhil Palkhivala, Ana Forrest, John Friend, and Rod Stryker, whose training curricula prepare students to prescribe a yoga practice based on the healing effects of the poses, breathing techniques to calm the mind, and meditation to deepen the mind-body awareness essential for healing
To schedule a session, contact Lisa Bertke at email@example.com or 630-262-9642.
“Yoga therapy adapts the practice of yoga to the needs of people with specific or persistent health problems not usually addressed in a group class.” –Larry Payne, PH.D., Samata Yoga Center
30-MINUTE PRIVATE CONSULTATION FOR $20
One-time only introductory special. Must be scheduled in advance.