Publication Date

2011

Document Type

Masters Thesis

Department

School for Social Work

Keywords

Yoga-Therapeutic use, Stress management, Medical personnel-Mental health, Mental health personnel-Mental health, Self-care, Health, Helping professions, Stress reduction, Yoga, Helping professionals, Self-care

Abstract

This study examined the efficacy of a two-minute yoga intervention used during the working hours of helping professionals. It explores the benefits of self-care and stress reduction methods for helping professionals. Participants engaged in a two-week study in which they were asked to rank their stress before and after using of the yoga intervention during their workday. Findings supported the stress reduction benefits of the yoga intervention for the participants.

Language

English

Comments

iv, 47 p. : col. ill. Thesis (M.S.W.)-Smith College School for Social Work, Northampton, Mass., 2011. Includes bibliographical references (p. 27-31)