Today I'm excited to share an interview with Melanie Waldman, a yoga student AND teacher who practices with an upper extremity amputation. Melanie is gracious enough to share with us how yoga helped with her healing process after her amputation as well as some of the pose modifications she uses to adapt her practice. Melanie … Continue reading Q&A with Amputee Yoga Student and Teacher Melanie Waldman
Hi everyone, Danielle here! Today I'd like to share with you my philosophy as a yoga teacher and my vision for adaPTed Yoga - enjoy! Part of my philosophy when teaching yoga is that all yoga should be adapted for YOUR body. Yes, there are pictures of what poses "traditionally" look like, but not all … Continue reading What is Adapted Yoga?
Many people think of yoga as a workout, but there is much more to it than just the physical practice of yoga asana or poses - and much more than just physical benefits! A well rounded yoga practice is a full mind-body experience, and will also incorporate pranayama, or breath work, and an aspect of … Continue reading Benefits of Yoga