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Yoga Alliance

We’re happy to see that Yoga Alliance is compiling yoga-related health research (including a section on yoga for mental health). Here’s the link to this excellent resource: https://www.yogaalliance.org/Learn/About_Yoga/Yoga_Research  
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New Research Shows Significant Decrease in PTSD Symptoms with Yoga

There is no question that there is increasing awareness of the healing power of yoga in the context of mental health. Especially promising is our growing understanding of the potential benefits of yoga for people with histories of trauma, as well as those who have developed posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In the current issue of
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The Healing Potential of Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

A wise man once told me that few of us make it through life unscathed. He is right, of course. Childhood neglect and/or abuse, accidents, sexual assault, life-threatening illness, natural disasters, and war are examples of traumatic events that can impact the course and quality of one’s life. Most people have experienced at least one