Did you know that yoga is used to help people suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) ?
The benefits of Yoga are numerous. Yoga is a beneficial tool to heal trauma. Since traumatic experiences or events are stored in the body, yoga can be used for stress relief. Students that suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can benefit from yoga. Quantitative studies have concluded that yoga reduced PTSD symptoms in veterans.
Your mental health will benefit from a regular yoga practice as you will increase your mind and body connection. A safe environment in necessary to prevent triggers during a yoga practice.
A great tool to release stress and trauma is to induce shaking. Try this simple yoga exercise.
DISCLAIMER: If you suffer from PSTD, it is important to make sure you consult a trained yoga teacher before starting a program and that yoga should a complementary treatment to a psychotherapeutic intervention.