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Yoga For Depression and Anxiety
A number of yogic practices can not only help relieve depression but may put your students in touch with a deep source of joy and peace. When physicians use the word "depression," they don't mean feeling disappointed or blue, or grieving a loss—normal moods that everyone experien..Read More
In addition to asana, yogic tools including pranayama, chanting, meditation, and yogic philosophy can help students suffering from depression. In Yoga for Depression, Part I I discussed the two major types of depression, rajasic and tamasic, as conceptualized by my teacher Patricia Wal..Read More
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Mesothelioma patients may feel wary of taking their first yoga class, worrying that they will be asked to put their feet behind their head or support their bodyweight on their arms. Read On....
Teaching my weekly Tuesday class, I was reminded of the sweetness of yoga at any age. Barbara, 82, who never misses a class, was next to my new student Hallie, 22—learning, exploring, enjoying the benefits of practice. Age in many ways is truly just a number for yogis – how fortunate we are to have an embodied practice that helps us remain healthy and agile as we are Read On....