Yoga Therapy & Integrative Medicine: Where Ancient Science Meets Modern Medicine

Yoga Therapy & Integrative Medicine: Where Ancient Science Meets Modern Medicine


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Yoga Therapy & Integrative Medicine: Where Ancient Science Meets Modern Medicine by Larry Payne, Trra Gold, Eden Goldman

Yoga is one of the fastest growing health and wellness markets in the world. Within this field, a specialization known as Yoga Therapy, in which the practice of yoga is applied toward relieving and healing specific health challenges, has emerged. Uniting a world-class collection of yoga-oriented doctors, licensed healthcare professionals, scholars, researchers, and yoga therapists handpicked for their knowledge and wisdom, Yoga Therapy & Integrative Medicine: Where Ancient Science Meets Modern Medicine features insightful chapters from more than thirty-five contributing authors representing some of the top universities and leading Yoga Therapy institutions around the globe. Complete with over 150 illustrations, an extensive glossary, and diagrams detailing a wide range of yogic approaches, research, traditions, and practices, Yoga Therapy & Integrative Medicine is intended to help educate the general public, medical professionals, students, yoga teachers, and academia on alternative treatment methods and Yoga Therapy's application as a complementary therapeutic treatment approach.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591203667
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/01/2014
Pages: 656
Sales rank: 168,494
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Internationally respected yoga teacher and leader in the field of Yoga Therapy. Currently director of the Yoga Therapy RX program at Loyola Marymount University.

Licensed practitioner of Chinese medicine, acupuncture, Yoga Therapy, and clinical nutrition.

Wellness-based chiropractor, certified Yoga Therapist, physical rehabilitation specialist, and owner of the Yoga Doctors Maniram in West Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Foreword Lilias Folan ix

Introduction Larry Payne Terra Gold Eden Goldman Shrikant Mishra 1

Part 1 Yoga Therapy and Integrative Medicine

Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, and Yoga Therapy Terra Gold 8

An Instinctive Approach to Meditation Therapy Lorin Roche 36

Ayurveda and Yoga: Complementary Therapeutics Vasant Lad 49

Family Medicine and Yoga Therapy Richard P. Usatine 66

Mastering Clinical Assessments and Observation in Yoga Therapy Rick Morris 74

Naturopathic Medicine and Yoga Therapy Sarah Murphy 96

Neurology and Yoga Therapy Shri Mishra 112

Orthopedics and Yoga Therapy Ray Long 127

Psychiatry and Yoga Therapy Elizabeth Visceglia 143

Yoga Therapy and Sports Science LeRoy R. Perry 156

The Psychology of Yoga Therapy Ira Israel 170

Yoga Therapy and Cancer Jnani Chapman 181

Yoga Therapy and Nursing Felicia Tomasko 207

Yoga Therapy and Nutrition David R. Allen 219

Yoga Therapy for the Cardiovascular System Art Brownstein 235

Yoga Therapy for Rehabilitation Professionals Matthew J. Taylor 263

Yoga Therapy and the Spine Eden Goldman 286

Part 2 Diverse Approaches to Yoga Therapy

Integrative Restoration iRest® Yoga Nidra: Healing in Wholeness Richard C. Miller 318

Integrative Yoga Therapy Joseph Le Page 337

Iyengar Yoga Therapy Kofi Busia 360

Kundalini Yoga Therapy as Taught by Yogi Bhajan® Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa 371

Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Michael Lee 402

Purna Yoga Therapy's Approach to Healing Aadil Palkhivala 417

Structural Yoga Therapy and Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy Mukunda Chinnamasta Stiles 433

Svastha Yoga Therapy and Ayurveda: Holistic Well-Being A. G. Ganesh Mohan 451

The American Viniyoga Institute Gary Kraft sow Claire Collins 469

The Breathing Project Leslie Kaminoff 482

Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Rodney Yee Colleen Saidman Yee 496

The Yoga Therapy Rx Program at Loyola Mary mount University Larry Payne 512

Part 3 The Evolution of Yoga Therapy

Scientific Research on Yoga Therapy Sat Bir Singh Khalsa Heather Mason 526

IAYT and the Future of Yoga Therapy John Kepner 548

Writing and Reading of Sanskrit Words 561

Glossary of Sanskrit and English Terms 565

Index 635

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