REMEDIAL & THERAPEUTIC YOGA
Sorcha Hyland leads individually-tailored, remedial Yoga classes. She has worked with nursing and medical staff at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Lawrence, Kansas, USA; and administrative staff at the University of Kansas. She served the wider community for 10 years teaching at Be Moved Studios, Wild Lotus Studios, and Om Tree Shala, Lawrence KS. She offers volunteer Yoga at festivals like the annual Prairie Festival at the world-renowned Land Institute in Salina, Kansas. Sorcha now lives, practices, teaches and volunteers in rural Co. Wexford. She is available to offer Yoga anywhere in the Leinster and Munster regions of Ireland. Contact Sorcha on: 087-7022262
DISABILITY RIGHTS, SPECIAL EDUCATION & ADVOCACY YOGA
As a doctoral student in special education, Sorcha has over four years of training in recognizing and advocating for the rights of children, young people and older adults with diverse capacities and [dis]abilities. She offers private instruction to individuals with autism spectrum disorder, individuals with limited mobility, and those who may at any point in their lives require gentle, physical and remedial support. Her work is research-based and informed by ongoing study of the benefits of Yoga Therapy.
RESEARCH ON YOGA
Cramer, H., Park, C. L., Steel, A., Gangadhar, B. N., & Pilkington, K. (2017). Yoga in prevention and therapy . Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2017.
Jeter, P. E., Slutsky, J., Singh, N., & Khalsa, S. B. S. (2015). Yoga as a therapeutic intervention: a bibliometric analysis of published research studies from 1967 to 2013. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 21(10), 586-592.
Khalsa, S. B. S., Cohen, L., McCall, T. B., & Telles, S. (Eds.). (2016). The principles and practice of yoga in health care. Handspring Publishing.
Klatte, R., Pabst, S., Beelmann, A., & Rosendahl, J. (2016). The Efficacy of Body-Oriented Yoga in Mental Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Deutsches Ärzteblatt International, 113(12), 195.
McNamara, C., Johnson, M., Read, L., Vander Velden, H., Thygeson, M., Liu, M., ... & McNamara, J. (2016). Yoga therapy in children with cystic fibrosis decreases immediate anxiety and joint pain. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2016.
Pilkington, K., Gerbarg, P. L., & Brown, R. P. (2016). Yoga therapy for anxiety. In Principles and Practice of Yoga in Health Care. Handspring Publishing.
Sullivan, M. B., Erb, M., Schmalzl, L., Moonaz, S., Noggle Taylor, J., & Porges, S. W. (2018). Yoga therapy and polyvagal theory: the convergence of traditional wisdom and contemporary neuroscience for self-regulation and resilience. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 12, 67.