It’s no secret that life can be stressful. From little stresses like traffic to large ones like a pandemic, many of us struggle to process the impact of these events in a healthy way.  Over the long term, our bodies bear the impact of this and may present symptoms like anxiety, depression, or chronic pain. So how do we start handling our stress in a healthy way?

Yoga therapy is a highly individualized process to help patients acknowledge and manage stress. Therapists work one-on-one with an individual to address a specific health challenge or manage wellness goals. Often, people who have challenges in a group class setting see great improvement through personalized Yoga Therapy.

In this episode, Seth is joined by Sarah Quinttus to discuss how yoga therapy is different from typical yoga and the many health benefits that people can receive from yoga therapy.  

In this episode, Seth and Sarah discuss:

❓What yoga therapy is and how it is different than yoga

🧘Why yoga therapy is perfect for beginners and experts alike

✨How yoga therapy can help with anxiety, depression, chronic pain, and post-traumatic stress disorder

😨What a yoga therapy session looks like when someone is experiencing anxiety

🕰️How to incorporate awareness breaks into your day

🧘Why using talk therapy in conjunction with yoga therapy is so impactful

❓How yoga therapy can help you relate differently to your chronic pain

Sarah’s health tip: 

Ask your body questions.

Check in with your body as if it were a personified individual outside of self.  

  • What do you need right now? 
  • How can I support you? 
  • Where do you want go?
  • What do you want do?

More About Sarah Quinttus and Quinttusential Yoga Therapy

As a Yoga Therapist, Sarah combines her passion for integrative healing with her gifts of compassion, empathy and deep presence to support her clients in reconnecting with the wisdom of their body to facilitate deep healing and transformational change. 

She has over 1,500 combined hours of training in Yoga and Mindfulness and attended the school of Phoenix Rising Yoga therapy before opening her private practice full-time in January of 2021.

To learn more about Sarah Quinttus  and Quinttusential Yoga Therapy, head over to https://www.quinttusentialyoga.com/

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About the Author: Dr. Seth Osgood is a Doctor of Nursing Practice and Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM) Certified Practitioner. Dr. Osgood received his post-graduate training in Functional Medicine through the IFM and from working with Dr. Amy Myers. He has helped people from around the world improve their health utilizing a Functional Medicine approach.

Want to work with Dr. Osgood and the GrassRoots team? Check out our Adaptation Program and book your free discovery call to find out if you’re the right fit.

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