“The best teachers are those who tell you where to look but don’t tell you what to see” – Alexandra Trenfor
Evon Stone Rubenstein (RC-IAYT, RYT 500) is certified by the International Association of Yoga Therapists and has over 25 years of experience practicing and teaching yoga. Evon is a graduate of the Loyola Marymount University Yoga Therapy Program including 150 hours of clinical practicum training with Amy Wheeler, Ph.D.
Evon educates students with chronic pain and disease on how to bring their body back into balance and improve their quality of life. Yoga Therapy is an emerging field in America. Yoga therapists work in small groups or private sessions, addressing specific health problems and modifying poses accordingly. Adapting yoga practices for people with health challenges and providing specific regimens of postures, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques to suit individual needs. Medical research shows that Yoga therapy is among the most effective complementary therapies. The challenges may be an illness or a chronic condition associated with pain.
Yoga therapy is a self-empowering process, where the care-seeker, with the help of the Yoga therapist, implements a personalized and evolving Yoga practice, that not only addresses the illness in a multi-dimensional manner, but also aims to alleviate his/her suffering in a progressive, non-invasive and complementary manner. Depending upon the nature of the illness, serves as a means to manage the illness, or facilitate self-healing in the person at all levels. Yoga therapy is the process of empowering individuals to progress toward improved health and well-being through the practice of Yoga.