Yoga Therapy consists of using various types of yoga practices with the purpose of improving the health condition of a person or ensuring the smoothening or easing of a natural process such as pregnancy or menopause. The tools that are used are asanas, Pranayama (The art of breath variation through proper control and movement), meditation, diet and guided imagery end up ensuring proper recovery and good health of the practitioner.
Majority of the people in the West and now in some parts of the East lead stressful lives thereby making Yoga a necessary part of their lives. Yoga when done with a primary purpose of therapy is called Yoga therapy and is possibly the best natural way of stress reduction. Stress if not managed and handled properly can cause a lot of medical problems such as migraine, headaches to heart diseases and even mental disorders. Stress hormones such as cortisol amongst others can be successfully curtailed and brought under control through the practice of yoga.
Shakti Karma is one of the techniques amongst many others that is used in Yoga therapy. Shakti Karma tries to increase the physical and mental strength of the practitioner and brings his vitality to levels not achieved before when this technique is followed and done with concentration.
Yoga therapy is possibly the best thing one can do to bring peace into their lives and cure ailments such as stress and anxiety.