As both a psychotherapist and a long-term yoga teacher, Barbara Gage takes an integrative approach to her life’s professions, often combining both practices to help her clients achieve optimal mental health and physical well-being.
On sale September 17, 2013, Yoga and Parkinson’s Disease: A Journey to Health and Healing, co-authored by Peggy van Hulsteyn, Barbara Gage, and Connie Wilson, is an easy-to-follow and encouraging yoga guide which specifically acknowledges the needs and limitations of a Parkinson’s patient. In addition to the physical postures helping a PD student gain strength, balance, limberness, flexibility and elasticity, the components of yoga that Barbara tries to instill as a psychotherapist are calm, confidence, improved self-image, emotional/mental stability, spiritual awareness and meaning.
Listen in to learn how yoga can help Parkinson’s patients breathe and stretch their way to a more accepting and fulfilling existence.
Barbara Gage’s website: http://barbaragage.com/
Yoga and Parkinson’s Disease product page: http://www.demoshealth.com/prod.aspx?prod_id=9781936303502