Yoga Therapy and Polyvagal Theory: The Convergence of Traditional Wisdom and Contemporary Neuroscience for Self-Regulation and Resilience

@article{Sullivan2018YogaTA,
  title={Yoga Therapy and Polyvagal Theory: The Convergence of Traditional Wisdom and Contemporary Neuroscience for Self-Regulation and Resilience},
  author={Marlysa B. Sullivan and Matt Erb and Laura Schmalzl and Steffany Moonaz and Jessica Noggle Taylor and Stephen W. Porges},
  journal={Frontiers in Human Neuroscience},
  year={2018},
  volume={12}
}
Yoga therapy is a newly emerging, self-regulating complementary and integrative healthcare (CIH) practice. It is growing in its professionalization, recognition and utilization with a demonstrated commitment to setting practice standards, educational and accreditation standards, and promoting research to support its efficacy for various populations and conditions. However, heterogeneity of practice, poor reporting standards, and lack of a broadly accepted understanding of the neurophysiological… Expand
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