By Garry A. Flint, Ph.D
Submitted by Marion (Mugs) McConnell, SOYA, E-RYT500, IYTA,
Canadian Rep for International Yoga Teachers Assoc.
When I first got this book I briefly perused it and I just didn’t have the time to get into it. But since then I have had a new awareness of yoga students with PTSD and C-PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). Many teachers and yoga studios are finding it very important to understand how their words and touch can trigger PTSD, and if we want our students to feel welcome and safe in our classes, we must learn more about this ourselves.
This book is not about PTSD, but about healing of the mind in whatever way it need, AND including the soul in the process! How imaginative! This book offers an understanding into the missing link in psychotherapy today, as described by Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood in their commentary
of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali “How to Know God”. (We use this text book in our SOYA Yoga Teacher Training program so we have broached this topic with our students for many years. Read more