“Yoga Therapy is that facet of the ancient science of Yoga that focuses on health and wellness at all levels of the person, physical, psychological and spiritual. Yoga Therapy focuses on the path of yoga as a healing journey that brings balance to the body and mind through an experiential understanding of the primary intention of yoga: awakening of Spirit, our essential nature. The Healing journey is unique to each individual and Yoga Therapy therefore selects, adapts and modifies the practices of yoga appropriately for the individual with respect to age, culture, religion, and specific physical challenges and conditions to facilitate optimal health and healing of the body/mind. “

Joseph Le Page

Yoga Therapy can be defined as “the process of empowering individuals to progress toward improved health and wellbeing through the application of the teachings and practices of Yoga” IAYT. The aim of yoga therapy is a lifestyle approach that guides the client through increased self-awareness towards overall health and wellbeing and ultimately towards self-realization. Yoga Therapy Theory and Practice.