Yoga Therapy: Theory and Practice is a vital guidebook for any clinician or scholar looking to integrate yoga into the medical and mental health fields. Chapters are written by expert yoga therapy practitioners and offer theoretical, historical, and practice-based instruction on cutting-edge topics such as application of yoga therapy to anger management and the intersection of yoga therapy and epigenetics;  many chapters also include Q&A "self-inquiries." Readers will find that Yoga Therapy is the perfect guide for practitioners looking for new techniques as well as those hoping to begin from scratch with yoga therapy.

chapter |4 pages


part Section I|42 pages

History, Philosophy, and Regulation of Yoga Therapy

chapter 1|11 pages


History and Philosophy in the West

chapter 3|12 pages

Regulating Yoga Therapy

Acceptance in the West

chapter 4|7 pages

Organizational Yoga Therapy

The Unfoldment of Institutional YogaMind in the World

part Section II|154 pages

Models of Practice

chapter 7|10 pages

Relaxing Into the Self

Why We All Need to Learn to Let Go

chapter 9|16 pages

Yoga Therapy for Our Healers

How to Give to Self to Give to Others

chapter 10|12 pages

Yoga, Is It Learning or Therapy?

Comparing Medical and Educational Models

chapter 11|22 pages

Family Yoga Therapy and Art Therapy

New Models of Treatment

chapter 13|12 pages

Yoga and Mental Health

The Crumbling Wall

chapter 16|14 pages

My Other Yoga

A Patient's Journey through Healing On and Off the Mat