Dr. Moonaz to Co-Author a Chapter in Yoga Therapy Textbook

22 Nov 2014 6:29 AM | Anonymous

KHALSA_COVER_V4_130814-1Join in the celebrations as Yoga for Arthritis Founder, Dr. Moonaz helps to expand the reach and understanding of yoga in our society.

Dr. Moonaz will be contributing her expertise in the field by co-authoring a chapter in the forthcoming textbook: "Principles and Practice of Yoga in Healthcare".

This professional-level textbook will capture commentary from the leading researchers, scientists and therapists in the field of yoga therapy, and is expected to become a key resource in the field of yoga therapy. This textbook is largely devoted to a review of the published research on yoga therapy, and is an academic medically-oriented textbook primarily intended as a guide for clinical yoga therapy application for professionals including MD’s, healthcare providers, yoga therapists, and yoga instructors.

Dr. Moonaz's contribution will help to establish a working definition of yoga and yoga therapy. Traditional components of yoga will be discussed in more depth, such as the postures/asanas, pranayama and meditation and how each is used in empirically-based interventions. In teasing out some of the finer details of these components, health-care professionals can expect to gain clarity and a deeper understanding on the elusiveness of “yoga” that is used in some research studies.

Update Jan 2017.  This book has been released and you can find a review and purchase information on our website HERE.

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