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.
Tiffany Cruikshank New research suggests that lower back issues aren’t just about regulating the mechanical issues, but another important factor is our proprioceptive (awareness of where your body is in space) awareness of our spine to help support healthy communication in this area.
Enjoy this 20-minute restorative practice that focuses on self-care through relaxing chest opening poses. Watch as you slow your nervous system into rest and digest, as you are encouraged to take movement intentionally and slowly.
The lymphatics are a critical component of a healthy immune system. This strategically sequenced, purposeful practice uses a variety of science & traditional practices and is used as an immune booster, as well as a great class to assist detoxification and fluid metabolism.
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
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 Leah Zerbe for Dr. Axe. Emergency room doctors are trained to stay cool and focused in the face of complete chaos. These professionals live in a world where the difference between life or death sometimes hinges on a split-second decision. So it’s super clear a special kind of calm is required. For emergency medicine doctors like Amy Sedgwick MD, FACEP, the key to commanding a room — and her team — in the most stress-filled situations always centered on clearly delegating and assigning roles — and focusing on her own breath so that she can save others. “As the leader, empowering my team members to do their best work is incredibly calming,” Sedgwick says. “That aside, there is still the reality of being the person who is ultimately making the call, telling the bad news or having difficult conversations with colleagues,” she adds. “In these moments, I rely on