Yoga Medicine

About Yoga Medicine

Yoga Medicine is a thorough, anatomically based training system that trains teachers across the globe to work more powerfully with their students.Yoga Medicine is a community of teachers who are trained to understand the function & dysfunction of the human body in order to work more effectively with healthcare practitioners. Yoga Medicine loves to post articles based on yoga teacher's experiences, yoga-related research, the relationship between yoga and healthcare, and much more. We welcome guest submissions as well - please contact to discuss further details.

Prenatal Yoga Practice to Relieve Pain, Enhance Mobility, and Restructure Fascia

by Allie Geer for Yoga Journal. Prenatal yoga teacher Allie Geer demonstrates a self-myofascial release practice to relieve tension and pain during pregnancy and enhance mobility. During my pregnancy, every morning brought on a new challenge for my body. I woke up feeling tight in areas that I never knew were restricted. I felt pain [...]

By | 2018-03-08T21:47:40+00:00 March 8th, 2018|

The Dance of the Energies

by Ann-Charlotte Monrad for Yoga Medicine. Most dedicated yogis have come across The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali at some point during their journey through yoga. The text is introduced in most 200-hour trainings, but we rarely get a chance to really dig into it, because there’s so much for us to learn as yoga teachers [...]

By | 2018-03-04T18:37:54+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|

3 Ways Your Body Can Help Bolster Creativity

by Kristen Fischer for Spirituality & Health. Getting in tune with your body can be a powerful tool in accessing your creativity. Feeling uninspired, or just looking for your next big idea? You could get quite the creativity boost by trying these three practices. Look to your own sky. Rashmi Bismark, M.D., a preventative medicine physician and Yoga [...]

By | 2018-02-21T22:35:48+00:00 February 16th, 2018|

Getting Started is the Hardest Part

You've completed an advanced training and your head is exploding with concepts to weave into your practice. Soon these notions mature on your mat and you want to deliver a workshop to convey these experiences to your students. That is where the real gem and crux lies — how to transfer what you know into a [...]

By | 2018-03-05T21:52:58+00:00 February 21st, 2018|

Yoga Medicine By Tiffany Cruikshank

By Organic Facts. From battling depression as a teenage to emerging as an international yoga teacher, author, holistic health practitioner, acupuncturist, and sports medicine expert, Tiffany Cruikshank has come a long way in her professional career. She is the founder of Yoga Medicine, where she teaches yoga through her uniquely crafted methodology which involves a blend of the Eastern and Western [...]

By | 2018-02-22T16:14:48+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|

5 Experts’ Best Advice on How to Open a Yoga Studio — & Succeed

By Liz Krieger for Yoga Journal. Ever wonder what it takes to start your own yoga studio and make it successful? Follow along as we trail an enthusiastic pair of yogis through their business journey, with words of wisdom from top yoga mentors. Brie Galicinao and Alysia Hendricks are on the cusp of opening [...]

By | 2018-02-21T20:02:00+00:00 January 30th, 2018|

100 Ways To Live Healthy: Numbers 1 Through 10

By Johane van den Berg for Longevity. Just for you! We have compiled 100 simple ways to be healthy and how you can change small things that lead to big results. Before long, you’ll find that these habits start to accumulate, and these changes can stick. In no time, you’ll wake up and discover [...]

By | 2018-02-08T06:03:02+00:00 January 12th, 2018|

How to Reverse Course and Change Unhealthy Habits for Good

By Samantha Cassetty for NBC News Online. Slip up on our your diet and skip the gym today? These expert strategies will get you back on track. The new year offers a fresh start to improve your health and wellness, and without a doubt, most resolutions focus on these aspects of our lives. Yet, a commonly [...]

By | 2018-02-08T05:33:27+00:00 January 12th, 2018|

The Importance of a Morning Ritual

By Kelly Bryant for Integrative Nutrition. Have you repeatedly heard the benefits of creating a morning ritual but found yourself either unmotivated to begin or too comfortable to get out of bed? If the answer is yes, you are not alone. Beginning with intention allows you to cultivate a greater sense of vitality to [...]

By | 2018-02-08T05:09:35+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|

How To Stay Fit And Flexible When You Work In An Office 9-To-5

By Kelly Bryant for Vitamin Shoppe. When you have one of those 9-to-5 (or 9-to-6, 9-to-7…) jobs that has you chained to a desk all day, it’s easy to fall into a stiff pose that leaves you feeling mangled and sore. It’s also pretty easy to fall out of shape—after all, no one ever [...]

By | 2018-02-08T04:49:59+00:00 January 18th, 2018|