Watch the video on Yoga and Mental Health. If you are able, practice the yoga poses that the instructor introduces. Once you are complete, answer the following questions.
1. Describe the research study the yoga instructor provides as an example. What were the results of the study?
2. What is the reason the yoga instructor gives for pursuing yoga as a healing technique? What medical benefits can yoga have for patients?
3. From what the instructor describes in the video, which patients do you believe would benefit the most from practicing yoga and why?
4. If you were able to participate, how did the yoga practice make you feel? Describe the emotional and physical effects it had for you. If you are not able to participate, describe the emotional and physical effects you would expect to find.
5. Describe how yoga could be used in your practice to treat your patients and minimize stress among healthcare providers.