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Yoga Therapy

Empowering Individuals to progress toward improved health and well-being

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Yoga Therapy

Empowering Individuals to progress toward improved health and well-being

 

Yoga therapy is an essential alternative or complementary treatment methodology to biomedical, illness-based healthcare.

The holistic approach used in yoga therapy promotes wellness, preventative health, and facilitates improved functioning of the body's own healing systems which balances mind and emotions.

 

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Prevent or help alleviate the symptoms of illness on the physical, mental and emotional layers of our lives with Yoga Therapy from Yoga Among Friends

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Prevent or help alleviate the symptoms of illness on the physical, mental and emotional layers of our lives with Yoga Therapy from Yoga Among Friends

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Yoga Therapy is the adaptation of a yoga practice designed for the individual's own needs. It uses the various tools of physical movement with various breath techniques. Also included is the use of sound, meditation and self-study.

Anyone can benefit from the one-on-one program designed for the absolute beginner to the lifetime practioner.

Medical research shows that Yoga Therapy is among the most effective complimentary therapies for the stresses of life. When yoga tools are practiced with therapeutic intentions, one can either prevent or help alleviate the symptoms of illness on the physical, mental and emotional layers of our lives, including:

  • stress
  • back pain
  • arthritis
  • hypertension
  • asthma
  • depression
  • anxiety disorders
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • cancer
  • addictions
  • and many others. 
 
 
 

Apart from reducing pain and suffering, it can also contribute to positive stress coping strategies.

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Private yoga therapy sessions by Yoga Among Friends' certified yoga therapists

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Private yoga therapy sessions by Yoga Among Friends' certified yoga therapists

Yoga Among Friends offers private yoga therapy sessions, during which yoga postures, props, hands-on assistance, breath-work, and meditation are part of a comprehensive therapeutic program intended to improve your wellness from a holistic perspective. During the sessions, a personalized and evolving yoga practice is created with a therapist for individual use at home.

YAF’s Laura Jane Mellencamp is an experienced, caring therapist, professionally trained by the Krishnamacharya Healing and Yoga Foundation in Chennai, India under the tutelage and guidance of T.K.V. Desikachar and certified by the International Association of Yoga Therapists.

Therapy sessions are available by appointment. All yoga equipment is provided, so you need only to wear clothing that is comfortable and allows freedom of movement. 

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Laura Jane Mellencamp-Murphy, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, MA is a certified yoga therapist practicing out of Yoga Among Friends.

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Laura Jane Mellencamp-Murphy, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, MA is a certified yoga therapist practicing out of Yoga Among Friends.

Certified Yoga Therapist Practitioner

Yoga Among Friends is proud to have the following practitioner working out of our studios. They work independently, unless noted. Please contact them directly to make appointments.