Research on the Healing Power of Yoga, Part 2

Posted by on Mar 16, 2013 in domestic abuse, evaluation, nonproft, Uncategorized, yoga |

A while back I posted about a research project examining whether yoga could benefit domestic violence survivors.   At that time, the research design had not yet been finalized.  I can now report back on the study and preliminary findings. The Domestic Abuse Project, in collaboration with Cari Clark, ScD, a faculty member at the University of MN Medical School, engaged in a feasibility study to determine whether “trauma sensitive yoga” could be...

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Will yoga help domestic abuse survivors?

Posted by on Jul 25, 2011 in domestic abuse, evaluation, Uncategorized, yoga |

Since I started “practicing” yoga a few years ago, I tout it as a solution to all problems to anyone who will listen.  My style of yoga is toward the gentle end of the continuum, as opposed to the “corepower” approach.  The benefits to me have included increased flexibility and, at least for a few minutes after class, a sense of relaxation and serenity. I may also have gained some strength and gracefulness, although the jury is out on that. ...

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