Bridging Body and Mind: Considerations for Trauma-Informed Yoga.

  title={Bridging Body and Mind: Considerations for Trauma-Informed Yoga.},
  author={L. Justice and C. Brems and Karrie Ehlers},
  journal={International journal of yoga therapy},
  volume={28 1},
  • L. Justice, C. Brems, Karrie Ehlers
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International journal of yoga therapy
  • Individuals who suffer from trauma-related symptoms are a unique population that could benefit from the mind-body practice of yoga-or have their symptoms reactivated by it, depending on the type of yoga. Trauma-informed yoga (TIY), that is, yoga adapted to the unique needs of individuals working to overcome trauma, may ameliorate symptoms by creating a safe, tailored practice for students to learn how to respond, rather than react, to symptoms and circumstances. Yoga not thus adapted, on the… CONTINUE READING
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