Frequently Asked Questions
FAQs About Yoga Therapy
What is yoga therapy?
Yoga therapy is a practice that blends western medical and psychological knowledge with yoga to work with people to improve their lives.
According to the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) that sets credential requirements for yoga therapists, yoga therapy is, “The process of empowering individuals to progress toward improved health and well-being through the application of the teachings and practices of yoga.”
How does yoga therapy work?
Yoga therapy works in different ways, depending on the person and the need. In one way, yoga therapy adapts yoga practice toward improving specific health conditions. In another way, yoga therapy gives people space to connect to themselves on a deeper level, gain awareness, resolve problems, and improve their lives. In every way, yoga therapy makes things better.
Who uses yoga therapy?
All kinds of people! More and more people are finding the benefits of yoga therapy. Doctors recommend it and even prescribe it. The military promotes it for military personnel and veterans. Teachers, artists, lawyers, musicians, retirees, government employees, writers, children, teenagers, entrepreneurs, mothers, and incarcerated individuals are just some of the people who have benefited from yoga therapy. It really is for everyone.
How do I find the best yoga therapist or practitioner for me?
There are over 3,800 certified yoga therapists and even more yoga and healthcare professionals who use yoga therapeutically in their practice.
FAQs About YTL & Community Membership
I see "PB LLC" at the end of "Yoga Therapy Link." What's a PB LLC?
A peanut butter, lettuce, and celery sandwich!💁
A PB LLC is a Public Benefit Company. Public Benefit Companies are held to higher standards in their business practices, and they exist to benefit to the public.
I'm a yoga therapist / therapeutic yoga practitioner. Why should I join the YTL Community?
Because you believe that yoga makes things better. And so do we.
YTL Community membership puts you and your services on the map and helps people to contact you via YTL. A robust profile, your events on the public community calendar, a community network to host paid online courses, article publication on the YTL blog, and more. It’s all here to help you share the benefits of yoga. It's totally free, there's no contract, and you can cancel anytime you like.
That sounds great! 🙋 How do I join the community!?
Just click that button!👇