Yoga

Yoga – Medical Therapeutic


healthy and healing chaturanga
At Roper Physical Therapy, we believe that with awareness, there is choice, especially when it comes to your health and overall wellness. This is why we offer group and private classes of Medical Therapeutic Yoga to complement our myofascial release appointments and to aid you in your wellness journey. In […]

One-on-One Medical Therapeutic Yoga at Roper PT!


At Roper Physical Therapy, we believe that with awareness, there is choice, especially when it comes to your health and overall wellness! Therefore, we offer several options in classes such as our Medical Therapeutic Yoga classes to complement our myofascial release appointments. Medical Therapeutic Yoga (MTY) may sound foreign to […]

Learn How Medical Therapeutic Yoga Can Benefit You!


As part of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Roper Physical Therapy wanted to highlight a study that examined the benefits of yoga for breast cancer patients. Yoga is known for helping people of all ages with increasing flexibility, stability, and strength. Additionally, a regular yoga routine can enhance mental focus, deepen […]

Breast Cancer and Yoga, Benefits During Radiotherapy



sports-yoga
by Lynne Ray (PT, PYT, CSCS) Yoga is an excellent supplement to the schedule of an endurance athlete, and one that is often overlooked. Yoga increases flexibility, builds stability and strength, all well known facts. Additionally, a regular yoga routine can also enhance mental focus, deepen breathing patterns, prevent injury, […]

Sports Yoga and Endurance Athletes


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            Source: ​5 Things I Learned From Throwing My Legs Up a Wall Every Day | Runner’s World 1. FOR SOMETHING SO SIMPLE, THE BENEFITS ARE ENORMOUS. The official name for legs-up-a-wall is viparita karani, which literally means “inverted in action” in Sanskrit. The pose helps […]

​5 Things I Learned From Throwing My Legs Up a ...


healthy and healing chaturanga
Healthy and Healing Chaturanga by Lynne Ray, PT, CSCS, PYT (featured in www.peachythemagazine.com) The Western culture urges us to push harder, move faster and do more. And if we do so, we will be successful. This may be true in life but not without a cost. This mentality can lead […]

Healthy and Healing Chaturanga



We found this informative article exploring the benefits of yoga for arthritis featured on the Arthritis Foundation website. In the article, Sharon Kolasinski, MD,  professor of clinical medicine and a rheumatologist at the University of Pennsylvania states:  “You need to be taught by an instructor who understands your limitations.” Postures […]

Yoga Benefits for Arthritis


Medical Therapeutic Yoga for Achilles Tendon Rupture: The Missing Link, Rehabilitation, Yoga, Physical Therapy Written by Shelly Prosko, PT, PYT, CPI As a Physical Therapist and Yoga Therapist for over 16 years, I am aware of the benefits and use of yoga therapy and some of the limitations of our current […]

Medical Therapeutic Yoga for Achilles Tendon Rupture