How Yoga Works in Trauma Recovery; The Scientific Foundations!
Dr. Julie Staples (Guru Parkash Kaur) presents scientific research showing how yoga works to heal trauma symptoms.
Trauma affects the entire body taking a toll on the immune system, the endocrine system, and the nervous system.
Dr. Staples, author of Reclaiming Life After Trauma, discusses the latest research studies using yoga, including Kundalini Yoga, and meditation for posttraumatic stress.
- 1 hour video with Dr. Julie Staples
Julie K. Staples, Ph.D. (Guru Parkash Kaur) is the Research Director at the Center for Mind-Body Medicine and a certified Kundalini Yoga teacher. She has conducted research in mind-body medicine for traumatized populations worldwide for over 20 years. She has led studies in Kosovo, Gaza, Israel, Haiti, Yemen and Jordan with traumatized civilian adults, teenagers, and children. She has also conducted research with the military population at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Healthcare System.
Dr. Staples is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Georgetown University. She is also a faculty member of the International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training program. She teaches online courses for yoga teachers, yoga therapists, and health professionals around the world on the science of yoga.
She is the author of the yoga chapter in the medical school textbook Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Her self-help book Reclaiming Life after Trauma teaches Kundalini yoga and cognitive behavioral therapy tools to heal trauma symptoms. She currently runs Integrative Trauma Recovery Program workshops and intensive retreats.