Yoga therapy is different than traditional yoga.
Yoga therapy is a type of therapy that uses yoga postures, breathing exercises, meditation, relaxation techniques and a good diet to improve mental and physical health.
Yoga therapy is a modern term to integrate traditional yogic concept and technique with western medical knowledge.
Yoga therapy adopts the practice of yoga to the needs of people with specific health problems.
Rather than focusing on yoga methods, a yoga therapist focuses on patient's health condition.
Yoga therapy addresses the underlying root cause of the disease.
Patient does not need to have prior yoga experience to benefit from yoga therapy.
A Yoga therapist's job is less about teaching yogic techniques and more about helping patients to overcome their challenges and gain independence.
Yoga therapy respects individual difference in age, culture, philosophy, occupation and mental and physical health.