Further Reading

If you are interested in reading more about trauma theory and trauma sensitive yoga, I would highly recommend the following books:

  • The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma – Bessel van der Kolk

  • 8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery – Babette Rothschild

  • Trauma and Recovery – Judith Herman

  • Overcoming Trauma thourough Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body – David Emerson, Elizabeth Hopper, and Bessel van der Kolk

  • Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma – Peter Levine

  • The iRest Program for Healing PTSD: A Proven Effective Approach to Using Yoga Nidra Meditation and Deep Relaxation Techniques to Overcome Trauma – Richard C. Miller, PhD

  • Emotional Yoga – Bija Bennett

  • Yoga for Emotional Balance – Bo Forbes