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Yoga Eating Disorders

An Eating Disorder Nearly Took Her Life. Yoga Helped Her Reclaim It.

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 07.17.2015 | Women

In 2005, when she was only 15, Chelsea Roff woke up in a wheelchair in the psychiatric unit of a hospital in Texas. ‘Woke up’ is the wrong term. S...

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.