Yoga Therapy

Aug
21

Podcast with J. Brown

Listen to Gary and J. talk about Gary’s time in India and his relationship with TKV Desikachar, the story behind the name of American Viniyoga Institute, and the potential role of Yoga Therapy in healthcare.   LISTEN NOW>>

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Aug
01

Yoga for Better Sleep

“Sleep deficit and non-restorative sleep have reached epidemic proportions in our society. Based on modern research, we know these are causal factors in disease, autoimmune conditions, lack of health and focus, and psycho-emotional issues as well.”    —Gary Kraftsow Sleep is essential for physical and mental health, which is why it’s so important to develop […]

By Robin LIlly | Viniyoga . Yoga Therapy
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Aug
02

Do you want to be a Yoga Therapist? Week Two

If sitting is the new smoking, then texting might be next.  Do you find yourself and others with a literal pain the neck (&/or shoulders) more often these days? After a day off, we are back in the classroom for Week Two, learning all about the upper back area, including the more delicate areas of […]

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Jul
29

Do you want to be a Yoga Therapist? Days 3, 4, & 5

Do you want to be a Yoga Therapist? Know anybody with back issues?  Or maybe, do you know anyone who has not had back issues?  Days Three, Four and Five are all about the low back and hips.  Knees too. In training, we learn the intake process of how to ask the right questions to […]

By Robin LIlly | Yoga Teacher Training . Yoga Therapy
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Jul
25

Do you want to be a Yoga Therapist? Day One

It’s Day One of the 2016 session of Viniyoga Therapy Training.  The truth is, the training, planning, worrying and wondering began long ago but the excitement and joy in the room right now is palpable. It’s different for everyone.  Some know from the beginning of the Viniyoga Foundations Program that they will continue on.  Others […]

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Sep
30

What is Viniyoga? Part Five: Yoga vs. Yoga Therapy

What is Viniyoga? Part Five – Yoga vs. Yoga Therapy “Although the distinction may seem subtle, it is important for the yoga student and the yoga therapy client to be clear about their intentions when seeking out yoga professionals.  It is also extremely important for yoga professionals – whether teachers or therapists – to be […]

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Sep
30

¿Qué es Viniyoga? Parte Cinco: La Diferencia entre Yoga y Yoga Terapia

“Aunque la diferencia pueda parecer sutil, es importante que los estudiantes de yoga y los clientes del terapeuta de yoga tengan una intención muy clara cuando buscan a los profesionales del yoga. Es extremadamente importante que los profesionales del yoga – ya sean maestros o terapeutas – tengan claridad acerca de la intención y la […]

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AVI Yoga Therapy Program Accredited by IAYT

Austin, TX, June 6, 2014 – The American Viniyoga™ Institute (AVI) announced today that its Yoga Therapy Training Program was awarded accreditation from the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT).  The accreditation award was made recently at the IAYT annual conference, the Symposium on Yoga Therapy and Research in Austin, TX. The IAYT is the […]

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Viniyoga and mindfulness programs result in reduced perceived stress levels

Aetna Mind-Body Stress Reduction in the Workplace Trial Results Published “The AVI/Aetna collaboration represents a significant step in the integration of ancient insights into health and healing with modern evidence-based research. Hopefully this type of collaboration will lead to more widespread adoption of self-care practices that support people in their wellness and reduce the burden […]

By Robin LIlly | Viniyoga . Yoga . Yoga Therapy
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