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Benefits of Clinical Yoga



Yoga itself is a practice that is thought to have existed for 1,000's of years, with the more recent emergence of clinical yoga as an extension of medical based exercise therapies in the last 2 centuries. Yoga therapies can be used to assist in the treatment of many musculoskeletal conditions, especially in recovery and rehabilitation.


Clinical yoga is a practice of yoga postures designed to improve postural awareness and education of the musculoskeletal system, to aid full body movement, flexibility, strength and balance. clinical yoga practitioners have obtained a medical degree prior to yoga training and delivery, which enables focus on your injury, strength, stability and flexibility in order to optimise functional movement.


The key benefits of Clinical Yoga

  • Form of injury rehabilitation

  • Enables conditioning of your musculoskeletal system following injury or can be used to prepare the body for a new activity

  • Improves flexibility

  • Improves strength

  • Improves balance

  • Tailored to your specific needs (flexibility/ strengthening/ stability)

  • Tailored to your ability level


At Laura Fishlock Osteopathy, Laura delivers our 1-2-1 clinical yoga and small group classes. We've even integrated Osteopathy and clinical yoga to enable you to get the most out of both. Prior to attendance a clinical assessment is required to analyse ability level and focus area/ injury as each class is tailored to your specific requirements. Suitable for beginner level, with progressions and adaptations to suit you.


If you have any questions about clinical yoga and whether it is suitable for you please get in contact - info@laurafishlockosteopathy.co.uk or 07733201225 and our team will be happy to help.


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