Author(s): Helen Cushing
Trauma sufferers everywhere are searching for solace and solutions. Hope: How Yoga Heals the Scars of Trauma provides a powerful and innovative plan for recovery. Helen Cushing (Ahimsadhara) is a yoga teacher and writer with more than a decade of experience in teaching yoga to war veterans, refugees and others with post-traumatic stress disorder. She lectures and consults in Australia and internationally. Hope explains how yoga heals the nervous system and helps regulate thinking, emotion and behaviour with: - gentle yoga postures to relieve physical tension - yoga breathing techniques for calmness and anger management - yoga nidra, systematic relaxation for stress and insomnia - simple meditation program for mindfulness and inner peace - new mental attitudes for letting go of past pain - practical lifestyle adjustments for healthy living - 4 week yoga plan for trauma survivors.