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Yoga is a popular form of exercise for people to embrace mindfulness and holistic approaches to their health. The same is true of yoga therapy for recovery and mental health disorders. Yoga is used in conjunction with traditional treatment modalities to help a person learn to be present and process their emotions in a healthy way. It’s also perfect for regulating their emotions and has physical health benefits as well.
Yoga therapy for substance abuse recovery is extremely beneficial for people to manage their cravings and other withdrawal symptoms. By learning some simple breathing techniques and yoga poses, one is able to redirect their mind into something far healthier.
Yoga therapy also teaches people to identify their unhealthy cravings, rather than run from them. They have the craving, they acknowledge it, and breathe right past it. It diminishes the fear and shame that are associated with cravings and empowers them to move past them.
When a person goes to yoga therapy, there are things to expect. Firstly, comfortable clothing that encourages free movement is a must. They will move through:
Each person is also encouraged to practice breathing exercises and poses outside of therapy to help them gain confidence in their practice.
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