Disclaimer for Psyoga: Psyoga is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, treatment, medical treatment, psychotherapy, counseling, or mental health services. Users should always seek the advice of a physician, licensed mental health provider, or other qualified health providers with any questions regarding any mental health or medical symptoms or conditions.
What Psyoga (sigh-yoga) is: a combination of the Greek word psyche, which means breath, soul, life, or spirit, and the Sanskrit word yoga which means union. In simple terms, Psyoga is a lifestyle practice, integrating body movements and physical changes to complement your psychotherapy care plan for enhancing healthy outcomes!
This method originated from several original concepts that our body, mind, and ‘spirit’ are inextricably connected was through an accumulation of various researched data mixed with personal and professional experiences, I have worked with many to curate individual programs with the correct, gentle breathing and movement exercises to facilitate your mental healing journey.
This method is all about tapping into one’s true, inner self (authentic self) while practicing a calm mind state with mindful breathing. Breathing with awareness helps us to get into a restful state within our nervous system.
By focusing our attention to coherent levels of heartbeat (inspired by biofeedback methods) to the goal is to steadily increase one’s strength physically, emotionally and spiritually.
My readings and resources mainly come from Patanjali yoga as well as neuroscience.