Yoga therapy is an emerging field of practices that use yoga to address mental and physical problems while integrating body and mind. Practitioners work one-on-one or in group settings, assisting clients with yoga postures, sometimes combined with therapeutic verbal dialogue. 

There are many yoga therapy Training and Certification Programs approved by the National Yoga Alliance with standards and curriculums varying depending on whether the student is already a practicing yoga instructor when enrolling. As with yoga instructors, there are both 200 and 500 hour training programs available.

Therapeutic Yoga

September 4, 2018

Unwind on Tuesday evenings with a therapeutic yoga class. All levels of yoga experience are welcome. Bring a yoga mat and water.

Classes begin September 4, 2018 from 5:30pm-6:30pm.

Note: Free parking in the lot immediately across the street from the building after 5:00 pm.


University of Arizona College of Nursing
Integrative Nursing Faculty Fellowship
Community Cancer Connections

Clinical Trial Shows Benefit of Yoga for Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment

Men who attended a structured yoga class twice a week during prostate cancer radiation treatment reported less fatigue and better sexual and urinary function than those who didn't, according to a clinical trial led by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Read more from Penn Medicine News.



Yoga is a movement therapy utilizing a combination of meditative practices, breathing techniques (pranayama) and body poses (asanas) to rejuvenate the body and calm the mind. The consistent practice of yoga may enhance personal well-being and produce a sense of deep relaxation within the practitioner.