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5 Yoga Poses To Beat The Blues

Intent | Posted 04.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Intent

Yoga's unique mind-body approach is being used more and more to reduce stress in cases of PTSD, treat depression, and to enhance overall well-being. The following three studies provide some insight into the benefits of yoga for depression and anxiety.

Why Om Is So Good For Mental Health

Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living

A new review of studies has confirmed yoga's benefits on mental health conditions such as depression and ADHD. Researchers from Duke University a...

Journey To Well-Being: New Light On Yoga For Depression And Anxiety

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 06.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

Weintraub's book comes at a time when an increasing number of Americans are seeking alternative treatments to antidepressant medications with limited effectiveness and disturbing side effects.

This Is Your Brain On Yoga

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living

The health benefits of yoga are far-reaching, with studies demonstrating its effects on easing chronic back pain, aiding sleep and relieving menopausa...

Don't Worry, Be Happy: How Yoga Helps Combat Depression

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

One of the leading proponents of yoga for depression has long been Amy Weintraub, founder of LifeForce Yoga and author of "Yoga for Depression." I recently caught up with Amy and talked to her about her work.