News, Updates and Research about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Saturday, August 21, 2010
Yoga for PTSD: A primer for practioners
Yoga can be of tremendous help to many people with PTSD. It teaches relaxation techniques, mindfulness, and how to remain calm in a stressful world.
This article over at The Listening Blog lists presents a very good primer on how and why yoga can benefit PTSDers. It's primarily written for the yoga teacher, but if you're considering yoga yourself, this might be a good place to read up on its benefits.