Yoga training has proven to be so effective in practice that the armed forces are doing more than recommending it; in some circumstances it has become mandatory. The yoga practiced by veterans is different from standard yoga one finds in a classroom. For instance, personal contact is a standard part of many yoga classes. However, for many veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder, personal space is very important, so these classes work around that.
Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 5002017-01-17T19:11:45-04:00Categories: Emotional Health, YOGA FOR MENTAL HEALTH|Tags: expanding the teaching of yoga, suffering from post traumatic stress disorder, teaching of yoga as an effective treatment, teaching yoga to war veterans, the success of yoga|4 Comments