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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 an active clinician, author, teacher, and longtime advocate for improving access to physical therapy services. She is the CEO of Living Well Institute which she founded in 2000 to teach therapists how to integrate Yoga and Lifestyle Medicine practices into clinical and health promotion practice. Board certified in Lifestyle Medicine (DipACLM) and a certified Professional Yoga Therapist (PYT), Ginger has spent 26 years designing best-evidence yoga-based physical therapy programs. Her private practice, EudeMOMia®, located in Greensboro NC, offers a unique model of virtual services and in-person care. Ginger is the author of Medical Therapeutic Yoga, slated for 4 foreign translations and currently published in English and Italian. As an international speaker and educator, she has presented at over 20 conferences worldwide and has taught in 6 continents across a range of topics impacting the pelvic girdle. Ginger is an active member of APTA, serving as the Legislative Chair for APTA NC Chapter.

Ginger lives in Greensboro, NC with her partner, 3 sons, and their rescue pup, Scout Finch. Visit Ginger at and

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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