Yoga and Digging Out of the Sad Sack

Yoga and Digging Out of the Sad Sack

Yoga and Digging Out of Depression By Kristine Kaoverii Weber | January 28, 2022 COMMENTS I was 21, I was in college, and I was depressed. I decided it was because I was fat. I put myself on a diet of oatmeal, apples, salad, tuna fish, (and an occasional beer). I lost...

Twists, Extensions and Coasting with the Vagal Brake

HOMECONTACT VIEW CART SHOP UPCOMING EVENTS IN-PERSON COURSES ONLINE COURSES The other day I received these questions: What is it about gentle extension and lateral bends that’s useful for fatigue/depression? And what is it about twists and forward folds...

Yoga Research Update: Depression, PTSD, and Heart Disease

Every month I receive what’s called an “Ovid Alert” through the library at the Mountain Area Health Education Center (or MAHEC – the facility where we conduct our teacher training for mental health professionals) on the latest yoga research. A...

Dean Ornish and the Yoga Revolution

It sounds like a rock band doesn’t it, Dean Ornish and the Yoga Revolution. It kinda felt that way too when we arrived, last Friday morning, in the rain – myself and 23 participants from our Subtle Yoga RYT500 Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training Program, to...

Important New Research on Spirituality and Depression

I just got this from the Duke Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health. This study is saying that maybe, possibly, it seems like, your cortex gets thicker when you are actively participating in spiritual practice and community. Which…is huge. Cortical...

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