If you have heard about the benefits of yoga, maybe even experienced them yourself you will love this episode because it will inspire you to stay on track. In this episode I interview Marysla Sullivan, physical therapist, yoga therapist and professor. In this episode you will learn how yoga is more than just the physical postures, and how these areas can really impact your life and health. In this episode we go over:
-How to create more authenticity and contentment in life
-Understand how dharma can influence how you feel in your body
-How do we cultivate greater meaning and purpose which then improves how we feel
– Why the work of Aristotle compliments the work of Yoga
-Learn what research supports the work of yoga, the nervous system and pain reduction
-Learn more about the Polyvagal theory and the work of Stephen Porges work.
Marlysa is a physiotherapist and yoga therapist with over 15 years of experience working with people suffering with chronic pain conditions. She is an Assistant Professor in Yoga Therapy and Integrative Health Sciences at Maryland University of Integrative Health and holds an adjunct position at Emory University, where she teaches the integration of yoga and mindfulness into physical therapy practice in the DPT program. She is the co-editor of Yoga and Science in Pain Care: Treating the Person in Pain as well as several peer-reviewed articles. She also has an upcoming book titled Understanding Yoga Therapy: Applied Philosophy and Science for Well-being.
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