A new gold standard for the treatment of PTSD?

A new gold standard for the treatment of PTSD?

By Karen Schwartz Our understanding of trauma has developed—and changed—significantly in the past 20 years, and so has our understanding of how to help people suffering from trauma. The concept of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was first included in the...
How yoga therapists work: Somatics and yoga

How yoga therapists work: Somatics and yoga

By Carrie Meyer Yoga therapy is mind-body medicine with a basic—if not always simple—understanding at its heart: True healing encompasses the mind, body, and spirit. SomaYoga, which is the style I practice, blends somatics (Thomas Hanna’s system of neuromuscular...
Yoga: Therapy for lifestyle diseases

Yoga: Therapy for lifestyle diseases

By Santiago Buompadre Lifestyle is now the main driver of mortality and morbidity in the world. In other words, our habits, activities, and how we treat ourselves have become the primary reasons for early death and chronic illness. Yoga offers a wide variety of...