Research

Featured Research

The Safety of Yoga: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
American Journal of Epidemiology, 2015

Clinical Implications of Neuroscience Research on PTSD
Annals New York Academy of Science, June 2006

Effects of Yoga on Depression and Anxiety of Women
Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, June 2009

Effects of a Yoga Breath Intervention Alone and in Combination with an Exposure Therapy for PTSD and Depression in Survivors of the 2004 South-East Asia Tsunami
Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 2009

Mindfulness Practice Leads to Increases in Regional Gray Matter Density
Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, January 2011

A Randomised Comparative Trial of Yoga and Relaxation to Reduce Stress and Anxiety
Complementary Therapies in Medicine, June 2007

Stress, Inflammation and Yoga Practice
Psychosom Med: Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine, February 2010

Yoga as an Adjunctive Treatment for PTSD in Latina Women
Pacific University, July 2010

Featured Articles

The Role of Yoga in Trauma Healing
nprED, 2017

How Meditation May Change the Brain
New York Times, January 28, 2011

Yoga for Anxiety and Depression
Harvard Mental Health Newsletter, April 2009

Downloadable Resources (Studies, Articles & Interviews)

Yoga for Trauma Study

Yoga Therapy in Practice

Yoga and PTSD: An Interview with Bessel van der Kolk, MD

Yoga as an Adjunctive Treatment for PTSD

101 Health Conditions Helped by Yoga

Recommended Reading

The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk
Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma by Peter A. Levine 
Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body by David Emerson and Elizabeth Hopper 
It Didn’t Start With You by Mark Wolynn 
You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay 
In An Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness by Peter A. Levine