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Sacred Rivers Yoga offers Yoga Therapy classes for MS, arthritis, back problems, and more.  In addition, a Yoga Therapy Course is offered to RYT’s and licensed health care professionals in conjunction with their Yoga Alliance 200 and 500 hour teacher training programs.


Sacred Rivers Yoga is pleased to announce that the Health and Wellness Programs department of the MSF (Multiple Sclerosis Foundation) has approved additional funding for their yoga therapy classes to benefit people diagnosed with MS. The funding will cover one class per week for a 6 month period.  Sacred Rivers Yoga, located at 28 Main Street in East Hartford, offers yoga therapy on Monday and Wednesday mornings at 10:45 am. Other classes on the schedule may be appropriate as well. For more information, or to register, please call the studio at 860.657.9545 or email them at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Sacred Rivers Yoga, located at 28 Main Street in East Hartford, will be offering free yoga classes beginning in January to veterans combating post traumatic stress disorder. One of the benefits of Yoga practice is that it can aid in toning down maladaptive nervous system arousal. This helps in reducing perceived stress. Because of this effect Yoga could be helpful especially in patients suffering from PTSD. “One randomized study followed a group of disabled Australian Vietnam veterans who were diagnosed with severe PTSD. A group of patients underwent a five day course which taught them "breathing techniques, yoga asanas, education about stress reduction, and guided meditation" and a control group received no education. By six weeks into the study the group that had received the education on yoga had decreased from moderate to severe PTSD scores to mild to moderate PTSD scores while the control group scores remained the same. Recently the United States Army has committed to spend $4 million dollars in research to find ways to aid veterans suffering from PTSD.” {Sheryl Walters} This research will include looking into such things as "spiritual ministry, transcendental meditation, [and] Yoga" and "bioenergies such as Qi gong, Reiki, [and] distant healing." Yoga has been shown to reduce stress hormones like cortisol. Yoga appears to be a natural and safe way for people suffering from PTSD and other stress and anxiety related disorders to help reduce symptoms allowing them to live more normal lives. For more information on the classes being offered at Sacred Rivers, please call 860.657.9545 or email them at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .