Yoga can help us cope. Yoga can be a coping skill while teaching us coping techniques at the same time. There are therapeutic benefits when we completely focus on the breath and body. By practicing yoga we can learn how to make peaceful contact with difficult thoughts and emotions. Yoga can help us to learn how to let go and surrender. Yoga can give us an increased sense of well being and comfort in our embodiment. Yoga teaches us to handle and manage life’s ups and downs with peace and acceptance.