The Four Yogas - Philosophy that Heals
-Yoga Connection Magazine, Winter, 2012 - written by Ena Burrud
Within the scope of Yoga Therapy, yoga philosophy and applied yoga psychology are powerful modes of healing. Sometimes, a sprinkle will do depending on the client, like healing from an injury. But, for addressing depression, anxiety, or abuse, it can be a huge part of the work. All spiritual and religious paths have quintessential texts outlining various ways of thinking and behaving. Among the Yoga texts are the Vedas, the Upanishads and various sutras. However, it is from the Bhagavad Gita (BG) we derive a vital discourse known as the "Four Yogas."