Yoga Therapy with Julia Kress

A yoga therapy program is a stylized yoga practice to meet your specific needs which might include managing aliments, recovering from injury, preparing for surgery, or managing stress.

A yoga therapy session can help you understand the anatomical relationships within the body and the minds’ active role in stress management.

In the initial assessment session you and Julia will work together to discover what postures will be most beneficial to you in the immediate scenario. A program will be designed for you to take home and practice. Through continual work together the program will evolve to take on a shape that assists you can as your circumstances shift. 

Ultimately you will be given an opportunity to experience the health and vitality that exists at your core and utilize that health for continued balance, ease, and joy.


Julia Kress

Advanced Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist

Certified Advanced Hatha Yoga Teacher, Yoga Therapist

B.A. Exercise Science

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One on One Yoga Therapy and Ayurvedic Consultations

Julia has been teaching Health and Wellness for over 30 years. Her initial experience was in the Health Club industry as a personal trainer and exercise instructor. Her experience in yoga classes in the early 1990’s at the Himalayan Institute of Buffalo led her to make a radical shift in lifestyle and move to the Institute’s Educational facility in Honesdale, P.A. where she lived for almost 8 years studying and teaching yoga and Holistic Health.

Julia has a B.A. in Exercise Science from the University at Buffalo, is a Certified Yoga Instructor at the Advanced 500 Level, E-RYT500, has certification as a Yoga Therapist, and Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist. 

She has training in “yoga for disabilities” and has been part of the Universal Design Yoga program at UB since 2009. Her training has led her to work with various able bodied individuals in wheelchairs, with vision impairment, those with joint replacements, and people living with Autism, Multiple Sclerosis, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Hypertension, and pelvic floor prolapse.

She is the Administrative Coordinator and Senior Teacher for the 200 and 500 hour Teacher Training Program at the Himalayan Institute of Buffalo and has served as instructor for other teacher training programs in PA and Western NY. She works privately with clients to find the most effective method of yoga practice and lifestyle methods to fit their unique needs and abilities.

To make an appointment: 

Cell: 716-816-6802

Email: julia@hibuffalo.org


Private Consultation Time and Service Charge

1 hour Initial Consultation $75

1 hour follow up and practice sessions $65

Package Programs available on request

Financial assistance is allowed through an application