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Articles on Yoga for HIV/AIDS

The following three previously published articles and book excerpts, reproduced on this website, all include illustrations of recommended yoga poses. Before beginning a yoga practice, please review the list of cautions/instructions that are included in our subpage on recommended postures.



Yoga and AIDS,
by Paula Kout.

This article was originally published in vol. 3 of The Journal of The International Association of Yoga Therapists. It is reproduced on The Yoga Group's Web site with permission from I.A.Y.T. and the author. Copyright © 1992 by The International Association of Yoga Therapists, all rights reserved.

Restorative Asanas for a Healthy Immune System,
by Mary Pullig Schatz, M.D.

Copyright © 1987 by Mary Pullig Schatz, M.D. Photos by Clark Thomas/Nashville. This article first appeared in Yoga Journal, July/August, 1987. It is reproduced on The Yoga Group's Web site with permission from the author and from Yoga Journal (2054 University Ave., #600, Berkeley, CA 94704; 510/841-9200). All rights reserved.

Relax and Renew, (excerpts)
by Judith Lasater, Ph.D., P.T.

While this book is not specifically written for persons living with HIV/AIDS, the restorative yoga poses and relaxation techniques it presents are recommended by The Yoga Group. Copyright © 1995 by Judith Lasater, Ph.D., P.T.. Photos by Fred Stimson/San Francisco. Illustrations by Halstead Hannah. These excerpts from Judith Lasater's book are reproduced on The Yoga Group's Web site with permission from Rodmell Press. All rights reserved.

Links to articles about yoga for HIV/AIDS found elsewhere on the web :

Health, Hope, and HIV, by Stacie Stukin; Yoga Journal, Aug. 2001.

Free Your Mind, by Stacie Stukin, POZ, Feb., 2000.

Strike a Pose, Yoga practice can add a twist to today's HIV therapy, by Nicholas Mulcahy.

The Mind-Body Connection, Yoga for HIV/AIDS, by Bliss Foster.


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