Yoga is inherently therapeutic as it functions on all levels of one’s being – physical, mental, emotional, energetic and spiritual. This is why so many people are attracted to yoga and why so many health care professionals are now recommending yoga. Numerous studies have been conducted on the benefits of yoga and now the therapeutic aspect of yoga is backed by scientific research. This is why and how the field of yoga therapy has grown in the United States. People are now looking to yoga not only for recreational purposes, but as a therapeutic tool for physical, mental, emotional, energetic and/or spiritual well-being.