Medicinal Yoga Blacksburg VA

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The Breathing Space
(540) 239-1233
4947 Long Shop Rd.
Blacksburg, VA
Yoga Styles
Hatha

Akke's Yoga Place
(540) 953-2553
2401 S Main St
Blacksburg, VA
 
Calvert Rejuvenations Spa
(571) 323-1088
485 Carlisle Drive A
Herndon, VA

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Ellen Campbell MD PC
(705) 736-5500
1860 Town Center Drive, #160
Restin, VA
Services
Yoga, Weight Management, Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Mind/Body Medicine, Meditation, Massage Therapy, Internal Medicine, Gynecology, Fitness/Exercise, Diabetes, Biofeedback, Acupuncture
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Natural Choices Health Center
(540) 955-2672
3158 Allen Road
Berryville, VA

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Omkarra Yoga
(540) 357-1019
1154 Main St.
Radford, VA
Yoga Styles
Integral

In Balance Yoga
(540) 961-1030
401 S Main St
Blacksburg, VA
 
My bodyoga
(703) 864-2748
14012 Ermine Court
Woodbridge, VA

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Humanity Yoga
(850) 449-9608
8 endi lane
staf, VA

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Peppertree Apartments
540-535-7207 (leave msg)
Tevis Dr
Winchester, VA
Yoga Styles
Yoga

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Is Yoga A Medicine?

From time immemorial, the debate continues whether yoga is an alternative medicine or not? In order to answer this, one first needs to understand what holistic and alternative medicine is.

Holistic and alternative medicine is defined as "those non-traditional systems of health care which concentrate on the relationship between the healer and the patient for attaining optimal physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual health." This system of health care includes acupuncture, homeopathy, chiropractic, herbal medicine and finally, yoga. The holistic and alternative medicine practitioners include yoga teachers as well.

Yoga is indeed a medicine. It is a medicine based on ancient science rather than modern allopath. Yoga is essentially a kind of mind-body therapy whose benefits are attained by doing various exercises and meditation. Yoga is now universally recognized as a powerful alternative branch of medicine. The sole reason for this is that Yoga has no side effects whatsoever. It is perhaps the only medicine whose results are long-lasting and does not lead to any further complications or new diseases which generally happen in case of the orally-administered medicines.

If described in other terms, "Yoga is a healing system of theory and practice." It is a combination of breathing exercises, physical postures and meditation which just needs to be practiced. This kind of treatment is neither expensive nor does it require any diagnosis or lab tests. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine had conducted a survey in the United States on who all used complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), what they basically used and why it was used? It was observed that Yoga was the 5th most commonly used CAM therapy (2.8%) in the United States during 2002, which has continued to improve as the years have passed by. Finally, it has been concluded that by 2010 it will rank 1st among the CAM therapies used in US.

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