Yin yoga stirs emotional strength for addicts and trauma victims

Los Angeles Times Yin yoga: yang-style’s less aggressive counterpart explains the payoff in doing less, citing Paul Grilley, Sarah Powers, Kelly McGonigal, Dina Amsterdam, Via Page and Molly Lannon Kenny:

Yin yoga’s proponents say the physical effects can have a profound emotional component as well, by teaching practitioners how to handle discomfort and strong sensations. For that reason, yin yoga is being used in some addiction and trauma recovery programs.