© 2017 by Achieving Health, LLC Integrative Pain & Sports Clinic

Yoga 

Therapy 

"MAN, THROUGH THE USE OF HIS HANDS AS THEY ARE ENERGIZED BY MIND AND WILL, CAN INFLUENCE THE STATE OF HIS OWN HEALTH."

~MARY REILLY

OUR PROVIDER

Our practitioner obtained her Masters of Science in Ecology and Molecular Biology and has facilitated and managed research programs at Colorado State University. Barbara is a Certified Yoga Therapist recognized by the International Association of Yoga Therapists (C-IAYT) completing her yoga therapy training with the American Viniyoga Institute in 2013. She also completed her 500 and 200-hour yoga teacher trainings in the Viniyoga tradition in 2009 and 2007. Barbara's yoga therapy practice focuses on the whole person. She uses a diverse set of therapy techniques to achieve optimal wellness and recovery for clients. Her interdisciplinary yoga therapy practice and teaching are grounded in both the therapeutic Viniyoga tradition and her deep understanding of neuro-musculoskeletal well-being from her studies, her work as a teacher of anatomy and physiology for both yoga teachers and healthcare professionals, and her hours working with her clients and students. You are in good hands!

What is yoga therapy?

What is a yoga therapist?

OUR TECHNIQUES

MOVEMENT

BREATH AWARENESS & REGULATION

LIFESTYLE ACTIVITIES

MEDITATION

YOGA THERAPY APPOINTMENTS

Initial

Brief Consult

via Phone or at Clinic with Barbara (Required)

90-minute Initial Session Including Assessment, Evaluation, and Initial Practice

 Subsequent 60-75 minute Sessions with Evolving Practices and Treatments

BENEFITS OF YOGA THERAPY

Yoga therapy empowers the patient to become an integral part of their healthcare as they learn to help themselves. The benefits of yoga therapy are prevalent in children to seniors receiving treatment, and it really is never too early to begin a yoga therapy program. Yoga therapy treatment can help individuals increase independence, speed up the recovery process, and also help the patient return to regular activities and sports.

  • Improves range of motion and decrease inflammation

  • Helps the body heal naturally

  • Regain ability to perform daily activities

  • Reduce chronic pain

  • Increases mobility in injured or disabled patients

  • Can improve self-esteem and sense of well-being

  • Improve anxiety and depression by increasing GABA

  • May reduce or eliminate muscle spasms

  • Can improve overall quality of life and wellbeing

  • Release emotional barriers or fears

  • Improve mental cognition, focus, and balance

  • Enhance sleep quality

  • Boost circulation and cardiovascular health

"Yoga is not about touching your toes, 

it's about what you learn on the way down."

~Jigar Gor