Categories: yoga therapy

How to start?

What happens in a Yoga Therapy Session? You share your current challenges & goals – physical, mental, emotional and/or spiritual We discuss what practices from the Yoga teachings are right for you now. This might include: yoga postures, breathing techniques, mindfulness based stress reduction, meditation instruction and relaxation strategies Sessions could also include assisted stretching, […]

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about jennie lee

Well, when I wrote my counseling theory of Joy Therapy,  I had no idea I was creating a parallel model to the outline for happiness that Yogis had put forth in the Yoga Sutras called the Eight Limbs of Yoga. Five thousand years ago, they discovered that with the right practices and behaviors, life could […]

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Oprah features Yoga Therapy

The Yoga Prescription by Laura Hilgers  “The ancient practice goes from gym class to doctor’s orders.” This article highlights the trend of doctors recommending Yoga as a necessary practice in healing for many patients. From physical rehabilitation to the holistic treatment of depression and anxiety, it gives a great example of the type of Yoga […]

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The Zone Where Endurance Meets Surrender

When you think of endurance do you experience a positive or negative feeling? Although deemed an admirable quality in others, most people think of endurance as “having to bear through a challenge’ and it evokes a feeling of difficulty within. Yet the Yoga teachings extol titiksha (endurance) as a necessary and beneficial spiritual quality. In […]

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Energy of Donation

The Energy of Donation People are often confused by the concept of classes or services “by donation.” Some wonder what the appropriate or expected amount is to donate and some assume that donation means “free.” If you think of donation as “offering” then if I offer you this service, class, opportunity, etc …then you offer […]

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Dharma: Why I do what I do

The word “dharma” comes from the Sanskrit root dhri, meaning to “uphold” or to “sustain.” Think of it as, “that which upholds or sustains the positive order of things in the Universe.” Therefore our personal dharma is our particular perfect place in the Universe. With each precious passing year, I have been taking stock of […]

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Skydiving and Yoga

What Does Yoga Have to do with Skydiving? As a yoga teacher I am always trying to build bridges for my students – showing them how what we are doing in yoga class applies to life off the mat. This is because I believe that Yoga is the purpose of Life  – one intentional movement […]

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Tribute to Jennie Lee

“Several years ago I decided that I needed to learn yoga.” writes Peter Riley, CPA in Newburyport, MA. “I had been going to the gym on a regular basis but kept bumping into this thing called yoga and I wanted to understand it. NOW, there was no way I was gonna haul my fat ass around […]

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Healing Hybrid of Yoga and Therapy

An unsuspecting reporter, from conservative New England, volunteers for an experimental Yoga Therapy session with Jennie Lee and chronicles her experience. She discovers that when blended together, Jennie Lee’s yoga counseling is truly a healing hybrid. Read more here…yoga-and-therapy

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Paragliding Meets Yoga Therapy – ParaAscending

  Life is all about perspective – whether we feel up or down, fearful or exhilarated, blessed or needy. This became abundantly clear as I hurled myself off a cliff recently, trusting that I would be held by the air currents sweeping into the wing of the Paraglider strapped to the instructor behind me. No […]

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