This is a great way to start a series of articles I will be writing on Yoga & Exercise as medicine. One of the biggest hurdles we yogi’s have is getting people to understand what Yoga Therapists actually do and how beneficial yoga can be. And the key is getting Insurance companies to endorse yoga the same way it does other complementary care modalities such as massage therapy and chiropractic care. Well it looks like the insurance companies will have to sit up and take notice now, listen as Mark Bertolini, chairman and CEO at Aetna Ins talks about using Yoga as a means to over come pain when conventional medicine wasn’t working. Please read this article & watch the video and pass it on to all the CEO’s and esp to the corporate wellness directors out there. Lets get the word out about the importance of Yoga and in bringing Yoga to the work place.
Here is a quick link to the video interview
And here is the full article.