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Yoga PI: Dosage & Administration

Medications for depression & anxiety are taken daily for about 2 weeks to see improvement in symptoms and 6 weeks for maximum effect. If you are practicing yoga for mental health, the benefits of yoga can be seen early on but can take time to achieve the full benefits. In a perfect world yoga would be dosed daily, much like an antidepressant. In the real world, daily practice can be challenging. A panel of experts got together to set recommendations on yoga.

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Workshop: Yoga for Anxiety

If you are living with anxiety, you are not alone: 40 million Americans have been diagnosed with anxiety disorders; 80% of the time anxiety & depression are co-occurring disorders
Explore how yoga can help you manage anxiety with a community of your peers. This workshop provides you with the time & space to reconnect with your body, breath & mind. Learn calming yogic techniques that help you manage help you manage the anxious mood so you can be calm & grounded amidst life’s ups & downs.

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Yoga & anxiety

If you are living with anxiety, you are not alone:  40 million Americans have been diagnosed with anxiety disorders  80% of the time anxiety & depression are co-occur  Anxiety (GAD) is a medical condition characterized by a persistent, excessive and unrealistic worry about the future. Other symptoms include: trouble sleeping stressed out burned out feeling scared worried […]

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Left Nostril Breathing

Left Nostril Breathing (chandra bheda) is a yoga breathing practice (pranayama) in yoga thought to activate the parasympathetic nervous system to calm the mind & produce a relaxation response.

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Research: yoga & women’s health

Participants who practiced 10 weeks of prenatal yoga experienced reduced depression severity by the end of the study. Yoga was safe for pregnant women & may have advantages in terms of greater acceptability than standard depression treatments. Yoga appeared to be useful for reducing anxiety toward childbirth & preventing an increase in symptoms of depression. A single session of yoga […]

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Bee Breath

Bee Breath (brahmari) is a breathing exercise (pranayama) that calms & balances the mind. Bee breath uses sound and mudras to help withdraw the senses (pratyahara) to interrupt the negative or racing thoughts that often accompanies anxiety, depression & PTSD and keep you rooted in the present moment.