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.
Diane Malaspina, a Yoga Medicine® E-RYT 500 instructor and Therapeutic Specialist, discusses the benefits of a regular meditation practice and how it could help reduce anxiety
Rachel Land for Yoga Journal shares four common postural patterns to be aware of that may cause yoga injuries and how to avoid the risk of injuries
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