Yoga therapy is useful in the treatment of depression as well as anxiety. Studies have also shown that it may be effective in helping people who are suffering from posttraumatic stress.

Children with autism may also find emotional relief from participating in yoga therapy sessions. 

Yoga therapy is used in the treatment of substance abuse. Yoga has a positive effect on the areas of the mind that are prone to addiction. Not only is yoga therapy useful in the treatment of mental health issues, but these techniques can also help to prevent emotional issues from developing.

Yoga therapy is suitable for all age groups and experience levels.