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Iyengar yoga for Long Covid: Pilot study results

Shah, Visha, Boyes, Christopher ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5149-8932, Laver Fawcett, Alison ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9924-1319, Lacock, Lynne, Potts, Laura and Newcombe, Suzanne (2022) Iyengar yoga for Long Covid: Pilot study results. Project Report. Iyengar Yoga UK.

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The Iyengar Yoga (UK) Long Covid pilot project ran for 10 weeks between October December 2021. 55 adults (ranging from 22-69 years of age) suffering from Long Covid participated in the programme which saw one student having a weekly online private yoga sessions with three qualified Iyengar Yoga teachers, supervised by a senior therapy teacher. The project was supervised by Lois Steinberg and the basic recommended asana sequence available on the IY(UK) website. 115 IY(UK) teachers (with a pool of 19 cover teachers) volunteered their time in return for professional development training provided as part of the programme. It can be concluded that the programme was effective in improving both physical and mental well-being for those suffering from Long Covid.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Status: Published
School/Department: School of Science, Technology and Health
URI: https://ray.yorksj.ac.uk/id/eprint/7991

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