By offering a vehicle of self-knowledge, yoga provides the opportunity to become acquainted with our essence, giving us the possibility of accessing self-knowledge that will enable us to change that what we consider dysfunctional. This is remarkably similar to the definition of psychotherapy that Psychology proposes. So, what are the ties, how can Yoga aid psychotherapy and vice-versa…? To answer this question I invited Sophia Reinders to the show.
Sophia Reinders is the founding Director of the WisdomBody Institute for Creative Psychotherapy and Expressive Arts. Her approach to psychotherapy is creative and holistic, within a framework of Jungian psychology and Expressive Arts Therapy. Sophia is a certified Iyengar yoga teacher, bringing an awareness of the body and embodied emotions into the clinical work.