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Yoga and Eating Disorders

Helping Ourselves or Someone You Know Suffering From an Eating Disorder

Laura Loterszpil | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Loterszpil

Twenty-some years ago I dealt with a very painful and hard addiction called bulimia. Bulimia is a type of eating disorder where one binges on usual...

The Life Out Loud: Yoga for Eating Disorders

MeiMei Fox | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

Yoga had helped her to heal. At the same time, Chelsea Roff was courageous in disapproving of the body-consciousness that modern Western yoga fosters, in its advertising of sleek, lithe, muscular forms, and the peer pressure felt in many studios to have "the perfect yoga body."

3 Ways Yoga Can Help Relieve Eating Disorders

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 10.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

The researchers found yoga, aerobic exercise, massage, and body awareness therapy significantly reduced eating disorder scores and depression in anorexic and bulimic patients.

How Yoga Can Become a Game-changer in Combatting Eating Disorders

Rob Schware | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

"Downward dog certainly didn't cure my eating disorder, but the practice did teach me how to relate to my body in a more compassionate way."