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.
Valerie Knopik, Yoga Medicine® Instructor, discusses how mindfulness-based techniques, such as yoga and meditation, can cause structural and functional changes in the brain. There is
Senior Yoga Medicine® teacher, Rachel Land, explains on Yoga International which medical conditions become increasingly common with age and how teachers can adapt their classes for them. Injuries and medical
Megan Kearney, a Yoga Medicine® E-RYT 500 instructor and Therapeutic Specialist, weighs in on some late night stretching to help your body recovery every night. BY SYEDA
By Robin Rootenberg for 24Life. When Tiffany Cruikshank’s parents sent her off to a wilderness program at 14, little did they know their “troublemaker” daughter
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