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Resource Package - Medical Therapeutic Yoga

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Resource Package - Medical Therapeutic Yoga

Resource Package - Medical Therapeutic Yoga

This course includes


This resource package focuses on therapeutic yoga exercises by Dr. Ginger Garner.

For both patients and practitioners, yoga can be utilized as a powerful mechanisms for healing and to help you reach your highest potential physically, psycho-emotionally, energetically, and spiritually.

Medical Therapeutic Yoga (MTY), is a method for yoga practice in healthcare developed by Dr. Garner. It is an accessible systems-based practice that was developed and has been successfully used in physical therapy and integrative wellness practice for almost 20 years.

Also included are some select assessment techniques that you can use to help prescribe appropriate treatment for your patients.

These exercises can be shared via Embodia with your patients.


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This course is a resource package. A resource package is not a complete online course. Rather, resource packages on Embodia contain patient exercises and/or education which can be prescribed with patients directly through Embodia.

Please note, you must be an Embodia Member (subscriber) to use Embodia with your patients. You can view membership pricing here or contact us at if you have questions.

The instructors
Dr. Ginger Garner

Dr. Ginger Garner PT, DPT, ATC/L is a clinician, author, educator, and longtime advocate for improving access to physical therapy services, especially pelvic health.

She is the founder and CEO of Living Well Institute, which has been training and certifying healthcare providers in Integrative Medical Therapeutic Yoga & Lifestyle Medicine since 2000. She also owns Garner Pelvic Health in Greensboro NC, which offers digital and in-person care.

Ginger is the author of multiple books and book chapters, published in several languages. She has presented at over 20 conferences worldwide and has reached an audience across 6 continents, teaching on a range of topics impacting the pelvic girdle, respiratory diaphragm, and the voice (which she calls the 3D or Three Diaphragm approach).

Ginger is an active member of APTA, serving as the Legislative Chair for APTA North Carolina, a Congressional Key Contact for APTA Private Practice, and in the Academy of Pelvic Health on the Prenatal and 4th Trimester Task Force. Ginger lives in Greensboro, NC and is a mom of four – three sons and the family rescue Lab, Scout Finch. Visit Ginger at the links above, on Instagram and YouTube.

Course Material included in this course
  • Information about this Resource Package
  • How to use the exercises in this resource package
  • Ginger's Online Courses
Patient Exercises included in this course
  • Modified Gillet Test
  • Modified Moon Salute Composition (From Forearms)
  • Windshield Wipers with TATD Breath
  • Bridge Pose & Two-Foot Pose
  • Hook Lying Knee Lifts
  • Scapular Assistance
  • Scapular Repositioning
  • Arm Spiral
  • Windshield Wipers
  • Femoral Version Screen - Craig Test
  • Alternate Nostril Breath
  • Capsule Test
  • Four-Part Breath
  • TATD "Power" Breath
  • Three Part Breath
  • Victorious (Overcoming) Breath
  • Sandbag Breath
  • The Yoga Couch (Three-Tier Approach)
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