Terry Roth Schaff
Terry Roth Schaff, E-RYT, leads the Yoga Therapy Department at Manhattan Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Featured in the 2012 Winter Issue of the Yoga Therapy Today magazine, Schaff teaches therapeutic yoga workshops for medical professionals, yoga practioners, yoga teachers, and individuals living with medical conditions. She has been recognized for her yoga classes by the Rhinebeck Parkinson’s Association.
Registered as an experienced yoga teacher with the Yoga Alliance and as a yoga therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapists, Schaff specializes in post-operative rehabilitation, back pain, and geriatric problems.
Schaff’s Chair Yoga Program for Seniors formed the basis for a seminal article on the therapeutic benefits of yoga for older people in the medical journal, Topics on Geriatric Rehabilitation. Her book, Yoga for a Healthy Spine, is based on a series of classes that she taught at Manhattan Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.