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Creating Ease Yoga and Physical Therapy for Back and Neck Pain

For people who are in pain, medical professionals who treat pain, and yoga teachers wanting to help people in pain.

Create ease in body, mind, and spirit by combining the benefits of physical therapy with yoga’s stress-relieving practices. Vandita Kate Marchesiello, a yoga educator with more than 40 years of experience, teams up with doctor of physical therapy Dominick Marchesiello to help you reduce chronic pain and find coping strategies. This program offers a holistic approach that includes

  • Easy-to-do yoga poses, stretches, and core-strengthening exercises specific to the spine
  • Therapy techniques and treatments that ease pain, such as electrical stimulation, traction, physioball exercises, and mobilization techniques
  • Yogic breathing exercises, deep relaxation, meditation, and other methods that influence neuroplasticity to better cope with pain.

Explore the conditions that cause chronic back and neck pain, and learn how you can undo the cycle.

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All Yoga


Vandita Kate Marchesiello, E-RYT 500, is a Kripalu Legacy Faculty member and creator of the best-selling CDs Transform, Relax, and Rejuvenate; Yoga with Vandita; and Vandita Chants.

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Dominick Marchesiello, PT, DPT, is a clinical rehabilitation specialist, senior physical therapist, and clinic leader for Saratoga Hospital’s Regional...

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