There is a multitude of benefits associated with a regular yoga practice. The benefits are both physical and psychological. Most notably, yoga has been linked to decreased perceptions of stress. Evidence has shown that deep, slow breathing regulates the autonomic nervous system and triggers the parasympathetic relaxation response (Tellhed et al., 2019). Read more about yoga’s benefits and yoga skills EMDR therapists can incorporate into their practice in this article from the Summer 2021 issue of Go With That magazine by Olivia Schnur.
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Schnur, O. (2021, September). Trauma-Sensitive Yoga: A Complementary Therapy for EMDR. Go With That magazine, 26(3), 4-11.
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Changing Lives—Conference Edition (Summer 2021), Go With That magazine
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