Yoga research is demonstrating the physiological and emotional benefits of consistent mindfulness-based practice, such as meditation and breathwork, for long-term trauma-based disorders. Join Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, PhD, for the member course Yoga, Meditation, and Trauma: A Lecture to learn about the positive results people who experience trauma received when using yoga and meditation.
“There is a good matchup between the multiplicity of symptoms you see in PTSD and the multitude of changes in mind-body characteristics that we see in yoga practices.”
Common forms and symptoms of trauma including physical and emotional effects.
The physiological benefits that can occur from practicing mind-body techniques.
Frequently used traditional therapies for people with PTSD.
Specific studies that examine populations with PTSD and the results that have shown how yoga and meditation can be helpful for them.
Mindfulness techniques that are often used as complementary treatment for trauma including: breathwork (Sudarshan Kriya Yoga), guided imagery in relaxation pose (savasana), meditation, and mantra.
A history of yoga-based modalities for trauma.
The future direction of trauma-aware studies and yoga programs.
Yoga, Meditation, and Trauma
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