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The Legal Implications of Health Advice, Part 2

As yoga is increasingly conceptualized as "therapy," the legal boundaries between yoga and licensed health professions are becoming increasingly blurred. In this climate, how can you protect yourself as a teacher?

By Michael H. Cohen, JD, MBA


Michael H. Cohen, JD publishes the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Law Blog (www.camlawblog.com), an informational resource for health care professionals and the health care industry. He is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

The materials in this website/e-newsletter have been prepared by Michael H. Cohen, JD and Yoga Journal for informational purposes only and are not legal opinion or advice. Online readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional legal counsel.



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Danielle

I am currently seeking information regarding the legal standing of yoga therapists in Australia making a diagnosis. Any links or advice would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!

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