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Judi Bar さんからのメッセージ(クリーブランドクリニックにヨガを導入)

“Yoga at its core is really used to help others. Even though it is taking some time, people are beginning to gravitate towards yoga as a way to better their mind, body, and spirit. Being able to help others in itself is a wonderful gift, but giving up hope on this amazing profession because it may be lacking the following you wish is just the more reason to keep practicing. Guide people through all that yoga has to offer from both a health standpoint and a spiritual standpoint. When I see people who have improved their quality of life, or feel happier and have more energy, that is when I know that my job is worth practicing.”

 – Judi Bar
Lead Yoga Therapist and Yoga Program Manager at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute

IAYT のマシューテイラー先生からのメッセージ

I believe that now is the time to embrace the new sciences of complexity and creativity to advance our professions into the next evolution of true “health” care vs. the historic sickcare. Our ordinary everyday creativity fuels the larger systems of transformational change, so each of us in health care is essential. This transformation won’t happen through our associations or schools. It will require each of us to practice personally from an ancient, embodied wisdom working with our conventional training knowledge. How do we do this? The evidence points to the ancient practices of yoga therapy as field-tested methods of personal transformation that results in not only behavioral change, but we also now know in the medical literature, epigenetic and neuroplastic changes. This evolution is our charge. It is time to reclaim the dignity of our health vocations in the spirit of Dr. Berwick’s quote below:
“The more commonplace claim that we don’t now have systems to create health is also correct… Here is the rub: the new way, the way to health, may be vastly further from the current design of care than we may at first wish it to be, or believe it to be. ”
— Donald Berwick, MD, CEO and founder of the Harvard-based Institute for Health Improvement, 2014. 

Matthew J. Taylor
PT, PhD, ERYT-500, past president of the International Association of YogaTherapists 


Yoga Therapy is a vast and diverse field and is growing worldwide.  Now is a great time to continue your learning and training in this field. Therapeutic Yoga can be physically-focused and/or energetically-, mentally-, or emotionally-focused.  At Flow Yoga Community and Jaya Yoga Teacher Training, our inspiration is to share Yoga in ways that are meaningful to students energetically and spiritually. Flow Yoga is also uniquely grounded in preventing yoga injuries so that you can continue your practice for the rest of your life – we approach yoga not from what’s trendy, but from what’s sacred, sustainable, and revolutionary.

Stephanie Adams, Yoga Alliance ERYT 500
Owner, Flow Yoga, www.flowhoodriver.com


“Dear Ones,
I am so grateful that the message of Yoga and Yoga Therapy is alive in
Japan. You are fortunate to have such a great representative Tomoko Okabe.
I treasure her friendship. Yoga Therapy is a new profession in the West.
We are all pioneers. My first message to you is what I received from the
great Krishnamacharya
“The most important aspect in healing is the relationship between the
teacher and the student” I have always remembered this and now I pass it
on to you.

A gift for all of you is that I am celebrating my 35th anniversary of my
Yoga Center Samata International with an online international celebration
called the gift that keeps on giving.
I have asked over 50 of the top Yoga and Health professionals in the world
to share pearls of wisdom in 2 minute videos every 2 weeks I share 3 of
them. This is free to everyone you just have to subscribe to my you tube
channel  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRxHLeOcj7Y

Many Blessings to all of you

Larry Payne Ph.D., E-RYT500, YTRX


Yoga Therapy is an adjunct treatment that empowers a patient’s journey through illness, healing and wholeness. Yoga Therapy helps both clinical professionals and consumers to build bridges together for integrated wellness solutions. 

Jill Miller
Co-founder of Yoga Tune Up®, Author of The Roll Model