Teen addiction recovery in yoga.

Inspiration for Youth and Families prides itself on offering out of the box and personalized treatment to teens in addiction recovery. Regular visits to a yoga studio has been one of the many unconventional forms therapy offered to our clients because we believe in forming  healthy and helpful habits that lasts after treatment.

Yoga is often characterized as the holistic package for happy living. It focuses on the mind, body and spirit of the individual. Yoga incorporates breathing, exercise techniques, strengthening and lengthening of the spine and body parts.

Through yoga teens acknowledge, learn and exercise a healthy skill for coping that can be used in everyday life. It helps improves relaxation, calming the mind, and anxiety. Yoga also allows its users to develop meditation techniques that prove to have many psychological benefits.

Psychological Benefits:

  • Relieves anxiety and depression
  • Boosts memory
  • Improves concentration
  • Reduces effects of traumatic events
  • Provides breathing and meditation techniques to use outside of treatment

Physical Benefits:

  • Improves flexibility
  • Helps and tone muscle strength
  • Balances metabolism
  • Reduces weight
  • Increases respiratory energy