The mission of Y4A Yoga for Amputees is to provide health, wellness, freedom of movement, psychological healing, spiritual renewal and a deep sense of wholeness to people who have experienced limb loss. For over a decade our caring and professional global network of yoga educators has offered classes, workshops, trainings for yoga teachers and healthcare professionals, clinical professional development, and research support, both live and online. Y4A Yoga for Amputees believes in empowering amputees to celebrate their unique contributions to the world, in supporting them through the healing practice of yoga in all stages of their amputee journey. We believe in possibility and human potential to thrive in life, no matter the challenges.
The loss or removal of all or part of a body part such as a finger, toe, hand, foot, arm or leg.
When an arm or leg is not shaped in the usual way. A limb difference that a child is born with is called congenital.
Restriction or lack of ability to perform an action or activity with a limb.
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