"Medical Therapeutic Yoga makes a unique contribution to effective interprofessional partnerships in healthcare. Replete with exceptional expertise, understanding, and care, it provides a detailed biopsychosocial model for using yoga in both preventive and rehabilitative healthcare. I applaud and highly recommend this important book."
President, Center for Partnership Studies, author of The Chalice and the Blade, co-author of Transforming Interprofessional Partnerships.
"Medical Therapeutic Yoga is a comprehensive and scholarly book that effectively bridges the gap between allied medical fields and yoga. This landmark volume documents the continuity of yoga with our contemporary understanding of neuromuscular function. Medical therapeutic Yoga is a well-written, beautifully illustrated, and scientifically documented volume that provides an in depth knowledge of the physiological, anatomical, and neurophysiological links to the evolved historical traditions of yoga."
Stephen W. Porges, PhD
Distinguished University Scientist
Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
Author of The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological Foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication, and Self-regulation
"Medical Therapeutic Yoga offers health care professionals a thorough roadmap to understanding how yoga might be used in their practices and the "how-to" as well. The dense citations create a comfortable foundation for even the most conservative provider that this work is grounded in the best evidence. Rather that patching yoga onto a health care practice, Garner guides the reader into how they can seamlessly weave the healing power of yoga into the very fabric of their vocation.
Matthew J. Taylor, PT, PhD
Past-president of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, author of Fostering Creativity in Rehabilitation, expert witness for yoga injuries, and director of www.smartsafeyoga.com