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11 March, 2014 at 12:30 PM, by Stella Stathi

Yoga and Eating Disorders -  Part I

In my eating disorders practice, I have met -and continue to meet regularly- many clients who were yoga practitioners. Their involvement in yoga would range from occasionally joining a class to being whole-heartedly devoted to a daily practice, or sadhana, while some of them were also yoga teachers. There are certain elements of contemporary Western yoga practice that make it both more attractive to eating disorders’ clients, but also more distabilising and potentially fortifying of their unhelpful thought and behavioural patterns. Continue Reading

 

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