School for Social Work
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
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.
Thorn, Sheila Elizabeth, "Stress reduction for helping professionals : a mini yoga intervention (a pilot study)" (2011). Masters Thesis, Smith College, Northampton, MA.