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Yoga Citta Vritti Nirodhah
Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 1.2
Citta - Mind
Vritti - the influences of the mind
Nirodha - to cease, to still
The Eastern Psychology of Yoga is the process of stilling the mind through the body via the breath.
Yoga is an ancient practice dating back 5000 thousand years, and modern scientific research is validating its benefits for improving our health and wellbeing.
Are you experiencing Burnout?
After experiencing Burnout, Injury, or Illness, we may come to a place where we no longer recognize ourselves.
This is where Yoga can help.
Yoga comes from the Sanskrit "yuj"
to yoke, to unite, to connect
Dr.Vaidya's signature burnout program Re-Union can guide you through the healing process of yoga, to rediscover your Self and thrive once again!
Yoga as Therapy
Yoga Therapy is the application of the practices of Yoga to empower individuals to progress towards greater health and freedom from disease.
While Mindfulness has taken the medical world by storm, it is just one part of the transformative processes of Eastern Wisdom. There is so much more that can be applied therapeutically to improve health.
Learn how to use evidence-based practices of therapeutic yoga to help your patients improve their function and achieve wellbeing.
Meet Dr. Vaidya
Compassion-it Change Agent
My name is Dr. Shailla Vaidya and it is my goal to help you rest, reset, and rise again. I am a former Emergency and Family Doctor, with personal experience healing from chronic stress, burnout, and concussion. Now, my mission is to take what I have learned on my journey and to help you get your life back.
By combining the science of Western Medicine with the Eastern practice of Yoga, I work to help you understand your physiology, your natural responses, and how you can recover from the effects of stress. The good news is science is proving what the ancient yogis have known for centuries!
The Yoga MD
I wish to acknowledge the land upon which I am grateful to live and work. For thousands of years, this has been the traditional land of the Huron-Wendat, the Seneca, Anishanabec, and Haudenosaunee, and it is also home to many diverse First Nation, Metis and Inuit peoples. It is covered by Treaty 13. May we continue to work towards Truth so we can achieve Reconciliation.
Ending Caste Apartheid
Yoga is a practice for liberation from the influences of the mind, to achieve Self-Sovereignity (control over one's self). Yoga also recognizes our interconnectedness. The goal of yoga contradicts the notion of Caste. It is clear that the those created and enforce the Caste system, abuse their power and knowledge to assert dominance over those who they deemed less "pure." While the Caste system is illegal under the Constitution of India, it continues to be practiced. I reject the Caste system and call for an end to practices that enforce caste-apartheid. We must work for equitable opportunity for all.