As more celebrities step into the spotlight as yogis, I'm happily seeing more and more men give it a shot. Thanks to yoga, they are now enjoying better flexibility, improved performance in other sports, and less injury.
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.
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.