The Scientific Benefits of Yoga
On this page I’ve tried to collate a range of articles from the scientific community which illustrate some of the health benefits of yoga.
I’ve only included articles which have an evidence-base of clinical research.
Yoga for anxiety and depression discusses studies which suggest that yoga practice modulates the stress response.
Yoga for treatment of trauma and post traumatic stress disorder as discussed by eminent psychotherapist, Dr van der Kolk.