Yoga Therapy

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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Aug
06

Yoga Journal Names Gary Kraftsow a Lifetime Contributor

One of America’s leading yoga therapists As founder and director of the American Viniyoga Institute, Gary Kraftsow is 
a pioneer in the use of yoga for health, healing, and personal transformation. 
A student in India of T.K.V. Desikachar, who developed Viniyoga, Kraftsow is one of America’s leading proponents of yoga therapy, the therapeutic application of […]

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga . Yoga . Yoga Therapy
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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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Dec
28

Nikki Myers and the Yoga of 12 Step Recovery

Nikki Myers was introduced to yoga in the 70s. Then it lay dormant while she pursued her dual careers of jazz singing and software design (she holds songwriting credits and software patents in these fields). Emotional and physical stressors encouraged her to return to her yoga practice some years later. Now Nikki is a Viniyoga […]

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SYTAR 2011 Event Recap

Viniyoga Based Stress Reduction in the Workplace Gary Kraftsow, MA, E-RYT 500, Founder and Director of the American Viniyoga Institute (AVI) and Mary Hilliker, RD, E-RYT 500, CYT, AVI Director of Administration, presented at the International Association of Yoga Therapists Symposium on Yoga Therapy and Research on September 3, 2011 in Monterey, CA. Gary discussed […]

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga . Yoga . Yoga Therapy
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Jul
28

Two Yoga Therapy DVDs by Gary Kraftsow

Pranamaya, Inc. has announced the release of Gary Kraftsow’s Viniyoga Therapy for Anxiety and Viniyoga Therapy for Depression. The DVD practices include Viniyoga techniques of breath-adapted movements in yoga postures, pranayama, meditation and chanting to alleviate conditions of anxiety and depression. Each DVD features a lecture from Gary Kraftsow about symptoms and Yoga Therapy methods […]

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga . Yoga Therapy
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