Healing Yoga Arizona
Anita Claney, MS
KHYF Yoga Therapist
Yoga Therapy
Health Benefits
Health Benefits
How to Get Started
Professional Standards
Biography
Mentoring
Meditation
PTSD
Meditation
Healing Models
Location and Contact Information
 
Yoga Therapy - A Science that Heals the Body and Mind
What is Yoga Therapy?
Yoga Therapy

Yoga therapy is a unique application of yoga in which the student, working with the therapist, is given a custom-designed practice to improve overall health and address specific conditions, illnesses, or diseases.

A practice may include exercises/postures, breathing, sound, gestures, visualization, guided self-inquiry, and meditation, and can be designed in an infinite number of combinations. The student's practice is non-invasive, progresses over time, and complements allopathic and alternative healing modalities.

Gentle yoga therapy combines commitment, about 1/2 hour 5 times p/week (my job), with loads of knowledge and creativity (Anita's job). It is individually designed for me and the results...greatly reduced pain, added flexibility and strength...speak for themselves even after 25 hours of back surgery.
Larry Ring
How Can Yoga Therapy Help Me?
Health Benefits

By applying yoga’s tools in a manner that is comfortable, appropriate for daily practice, and is specifically designed for your situation and goals, yoga therapy can help you:

  • Improve  physical/physiological, mental, and emotional well being
  • Manage, reduce or eliminate symptoms that cause suffering
  • Change your relationship to your condition, disease or illness
I’ve been working with Anita to reduce anxiety for four months and have experienced very positive results.  We have concentrated on yogic breathing and gentle exercise and the outcome has been remarkable.  My anxiety has lessened significantly during that time, as has a tremor.  Anita is smart, a good listener and observer, and a caring practitioner.  I look forward to continue working with her and I recommend her highly.
Janet H.
How Do I Begin?
How to Get Started

You may email me by filling in the form on the contact page to set up a phone appointment to discuss your needs. I am available to answer any questions you have that might help you decide if you would like to begin yoga therapy.

Professional Standards
Professional Standards
Yoga therapy requires specialized training and skill development to support the relationship between the student and therapist and to effect positive change for the individual. The yoga therapist is a certified yoga teacher who has undergone extensive additional training offered by a yoga therapy school.
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