facilitated by Meredith Smith, MA, RYT-200, PYT-200
Psychotherapeutic Yoga (PY)
Psychotherapeutic yoga (PY) uses the foundations of yogic breath and postures to specifically address mental health concerns.
This is not the kind of yoga that you would find at your local gym or boutique studio. Instead, these yoga practices are specifically designed to support client’s individualized mental health needs.
What does PY look like?
PY can be done in both the group and individual setting. PY can be done as a supplement to traditional talk therapy or as a stand-alone. Supplemental PY sessions are 30 minutes and full PY sessions are 1 hour. PY yoga focuses on breath work, meditation, and body movement.
How much does PY cost?
PY is private pay. Fees can be determined on a case by case basis with our psychotherapeutic yoga facilitator, Meredith Smith.
Who can benefit from PY?
All ages, genders, and bodies can benefit from PY. Flexibility is not required to engage in the therapeutic benefits and strength of yoga. It supports client’s in developing understanding of how to move their breath and body to decrease distress and increase self-compassion. PY has been shown to support individuals struggling with mental/physical health concerns including:
More about the therapeutic benefits of yoga can be found here.