Yoga therapy is a system that supports and encourages the healing potential of the body. Though yoga is an ancient practice proven to exist for thousands of years, it’s healing capacity is only recently being revered by traditional western medicine. Therapeutic yoga is an adaptation of the traditional practice of yoga to support those with health challenges. Yoga as a whole is a therapeutic practice, however, as a therapy, yoga is proving to have tremendous benefit and is being included for treatment plans by many health care practitioners. Through the use of props, gentle movements, and breath work therapeutic techniques facilitate the opening, releasing and healing potential within.
Rutu Chaudhari studies yoga therapy with Aadil Palkhivala, a master of anatomy, asana, nutrition and lifestyle, and the healing potential of yoga. She has learned the wisdom of not only how to prevent injuries in this practice but how to promote healing in students with chronic and circumstantial injuries. She has worked with clients with numerous physical and mental conditions including hip and knee replacements, Parkinson’s disease, Fibromyalgia, various forms of back and shoulder injuries, conditions in the organic system, and a host of other issues. Healing is a multiple layer process. It includes physical practice, breathing techniques, meditation and nutritional support.