Appointment FAQ

Appointment Options

What should I bring to my appointment with Jaimie? What should I wear to my appointment?


Please bring your own props and masks will be required during our session, please bring one or let Jaimie know and she can provide you with one. Please wear comfortable clothing that allows you to move. Jeans and restrictive clothing are not recommended. There is a bathroom nearby that clients can use to change clothes in, please consider allowing extra time to change. Students/Clients are asked to remove their shoes when entering the treatment room.




What type of clients does Jaimie typically see? How is what you offer different than regular physical therapy?


With her doctorate in physical therapy and over 12 years as a yoga therapist, Jaimie attracts people who are interested in learning how to actively participate in their healing process. Jaimie helps people who have limited success managing their health symptoms and conditions with traditional healthcare. Jaimie brings a holistic and practical approach to her sessions, which follow her passion for bridging yoga and physical therapy. You would be a good fit for Jaimie if you:

  • want to understand and work with your body
  • are committed to performing your exercise program 3-4 days a week for 20-40 minutes
  • are interested in connecting with your body and curious about how to change your relationship to pain
Jaimie observes and assesses the whole body and not just the area of pain or discomfort. She gives clients poses, including stretching and strengthening, to align their body into balance. She educates clients about breathing, stress management, and personal influences that help create positive change and helps clients to understand their bodies and find a healthy relationship or lesson from any challenges they are facing within their body or mind. She gives her clients the responsibility of healing their own bodies and helping them find their own personal yoga practice.




Where are you located? How is the parking?


800 N. Swan Rd, Suite 106
Tucson, AZ 85711- Until March 24th
This location is just south of Speedway and Swan, there is a pedestrain crosswalk at the entrance. There is plenty of parking. Once parked walk to the courtyard, our office is located on left (east) side of the complex. We share office space with Tucson Orthopedic Massage. The door may be locked when you arrive, please knock or text Jaimie at 520-222-9848. 1600 N Tucson Blvd, Suite 100 Tucson, AZ 85716 This location is located in Rooted Integrative Wellness, the entrance is located on south of the building. Please turn your cell phone to silent or off before entering into the waiting room.




What forms of payment do you accept? How much is an appointment with Jaimie and how long are they?


Credit Card, Cash, or Check
Payment is collected at the start of each session

  • 1st Visit Appointments are 75 minutes / $150
  • Follow-up Sessions are 60 minutes / $125
  • Check-up sessions are 30 minutes / $80




Do you take insurance? Can I submit reimbursement through Medicare?


Jaimie is NOT contracted with any health insurance or with Medicare. Her services are not eligible for insurance or Medicare reimbursements.




What is your appointment cancellation policy?


Contact Yoga is Therapy 48hrs in advance: text 520-329-5858 or email info@yogaistherapy.com A minimum of 48 hours notice is required for individual sessions to avoid a cancellation fee. First Appointment: If cancellation occurs between 24 to 48 hours there is a fee of $75.00 If cancellation is received less than 24 hours before session, a fee of $150.00 will be charged to the credit card on file. Follow-up Appointment: If cancellation occurs between 24 to 48 hours, there is a fee of $62.50 If cancellation is received less than 24 hours before session, a fee of $125 for a follow-up will be charged to the credit card on file or a session will be deducted from the package. Check-up Appointment: If cancellation occurs between 24 to 48 hours, there is a fee of $40.00 If cancellation is received less than 24 hours before session, a fee of $80 for a check-up will be charged to the card on file. Private Appointment Packages Expiration Individual Session packages (4 session, 6 session and 8 session Follow-ups) expire 1 year from date of purchase. Cancellation policy for private Follow-up appointments (see above) applies to packages.




How often will I need to see Jaimie? What will my session be like?


First Appointments are 75 minutes, additional information about what to expect at this appointment can be found here: Your First Appointment. We recommend a follow-up or check-up within 10-14 days of your first visit. Treatment frequency ranges between 2-6 visits, depending on the client’s goals. Follow-up appointments are 60 minutes and help ensure you are performing your pose program properly. Your programs will be modified depending on the changes in your body position or pain. You will be given new techniques for another area of focus or to advance your current program. A customized handout with pictures and specific instructions will be emailed to you within 24 hours following appointment. Check-up appointments are 30 minutes and are for clients who feel comfortable with their current program and would like to make sure they are doing the exercises correctly. Check-up appointments are also helpful for students who are interested in receiving feedback in their yoga poses to prevent or help with any pain during yoga poses or for clients who have a mild condition that may limit their yoga practice. Sessions are focused on giving feedback and corrections. Yoga is Therapy individual yoga therapy sessions combine the healing art of yoga with physical therapy knowledge. Jaimie observes the whole body and not just the area of pain or discomfort. She gives her clients yoga poses, including stretching and strengthening exercises, to align their bodies into balance. Jaimie is passionate about educating her clients about breathing, stress management, and personal influences that help create positive change. She also uses a customized approach, here is an example: Clients are encouraged to understand their bodies and find a healthy relationship or lesson from any challenges they are facing within their body or mind. Clients are given responsibility of healing their own bodies and are given feedback to help them find their own personal yoga practice. Motivation and commitment are key components to making the most of your individual sessions.




What are Jaimie's credentials? What does Yoga Therapy and C-IAYT mean?


Jaimie has her doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT), she is a Yoga Alliance Certified Continuing education provider, an educator for 200 level teacher training (E-RYT), and certified International Association of Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT). Yoga Therapy is a new field of wellness that has grown in the last two to three years. Yoga therapy is different than yoga teaching. In fact, the Yoga Alliance, which provides registration to yoga teachers, will not allow teachers to describe their style of yoga as therapeutic. The field of yoga therapy is evolving and provides yoga teachers an opportunity to complete a 1000-hour training. Yoga therapy training involves in-depth training in anatomy, biomechanics, and a deeper understanding of koshas, Ayurveda, and pranayama. Each yoga therapy program has different areas of focus. There are yoga therapy trainings for healthcare providers that offer CEUS. The International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) has taken the lead on creating requirements for yoga therapy schools. Their intention is to provide a certification (C-IAYT) to individuals who meet or exceed the requirements to become a yoga therapist. I and several of my colleagues were recently grand-parented in and awarded an International Association of Yoga Therapist Certification (C-IAYT). There is no requirement at this time to be C-IAYT in order to provide yoga therapy; however, this may possibly change in the future.




Does Jaimie use yoga therapy personally?


Yes! Jaimie started yoga for fitness and then started to notice her chronic back pain, lordotic posture, along with her mental and emotional state improved. Yoga is therapy for her because it helps direct her body and mind into a positive and healing state despite the chaos she may feel going on around her. She uses her sitting breathing practice every morning, along with modifying poses for her body and watches her breathing during asana practice. These practices have allowed yoga to be her therapy.




What if I'm not sure I can even do yoga?


If you can breathe and move, you can do yoga. Yoga can be done while sitting, standing on both feet or on one foot, or even lying down.





 

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