Yamas and Niyamas Applied in Yoga Therapy – A Short Excerpt (part 1)

The philosophy and ethic codes and guidelines of practicing yoga are described within the yamas and niyamas. The yamas describe how to behave with yourself and others and are sectionalized in five different compartments: Ahimsa, Satya, Asteya, Brahmacharya, and Aparigraha. Ahimsa, is the practice of nonviolence in thought, word or deed. This is one of…