Book Review – The Principles and Themes in Yoga Therapy: An Introduction to Integrative Mind/Body Yoga Therapeutics
Among the myriad of yoga manuals available, full of yoga poses and anatomic explanations, James Foulkes’ concise yet thorough look at the therapeutic benefits of yoga offers this and so much more.
Foulkes deftly interweaves his western, scientific understanding of anatomy with Eastern wisdom about the mind and body relationship to create an accessible guide to using yoga therapeutically for the whole person.
Our bodies are inseparable to our mental health, yet are often forgotten about in our head-orientated culture. In a society that gravitates towards a splitting of the spiritual and the physical (from book shop shelves to mindsets) this book is a helpful reminder of the holistic nature of our health and well-being and provides plenty of food for thought from both a yogic and a counselling perspective.
Read more of this review at The Counsellors’ Cafe