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More Psychotherapists Incorporate Yoga

It's a fundamental principle of yoga; the physical body is connected to mind, spirit, and emotions. What happens with one affects them all. Naturally, then, it would make sense to include some mental and emotional work in asana practice,...

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It’s a fundamental principle of yoga; the physical body is connected to mind, spirit, and emotions. What happens with one affects them all. Naturally, then, it would make sense to include some mental and emotional work in asana practice, too. But recently a growing number of psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers—who typically focus on the mind and emotions—are adding yoga asanas to their sessions, according to an article from Time.

Do you think it’s a good idea to combine yoga and psychotherapy?