Resources for Healthcare Providers
The mission of Yoga Medicine® is to bridge the gap between yoga teachers and healthcare providers because we believe that yoga can be a powerful adjunct to one’s wellbeing and preventative care. This page is a resource for medical providers to find online courses connected to your industry, online classes for self-care, articles on relatable topics, and how to find a Yoga Medicine® teacher to collaborate with you or your patients.
By Dr. Doreen Wiggins for Yoga Medicine®. The last few weeks amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, have been a new frontier in the 28 years that
Epi-What? Change Your Internal Landscape Part 2: Epigenetics and How It Reduces Depression and Increases Longevity
By Valerie Knopik for Yoga Digest. In my last Yoga Digest article, we explored the concept of neuroplasticity as it relates to yoga and mindfulness.
By Amy Satterfield for Yoga Medicine®. In my career as a yoga teacher, I’ve had the great honor and opportunity to work with police officers, active
By Valerie Knopik PH.D for Yoga Medicine®. Engaging in yoga for stress is a common therapeutic modality to calm the nervous system and work towards greater mental health. Valerie
How can certain yoga related modalities get “under the skin” to positively impact our mental health? Yoga for mental health can be a powerful tool
Understanding How Physical Changes That Accumulate With Age Impact The Practice Needs Of Older Students
By Ashley Bouzis for Yoga Medicine®. “A human being would certainly not grow to be 70 or 80 years old if this longevity had no meaning
By Dr. Doreen Wiggins for Yoga Medicine®. The last few weeks amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, have been a new frontier in the 28 years that I have practiced medicine. As a breast cancer surgeon, I am often the first caregiver a woman meets when facing a new cancer diagnosis. Me leading the charge, expediting a multidisciplinary plan and moving swiftly to treatment has been a way to help curtail anxiety for my patients. The viral pandemic has created an unseen enemy amidst the delivery of patient care. Moving surgeries, delaying standard treatment for less invasive cancer care, so not to compromise the immune function an individual’s health while awaiting the surge of the pandemic. Nationally and locally, new guidelines for treatment have emerged based on the need for systemic preparation to care for ventilated viral patients had lead to closing operating rooms, furloughing some healthcare providers, reassigning others. Paradigm shifts