Gentle Hatha Yoga Alleviates Depression and Ruminations

May 2013 by

Gentle Hatha Yoga alleviates depression and ruminations in women with major depressive disorder. Depression is one of the most common health conditions in the U.S. and around the world. Sufferers are twice as likely to be female and…

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Popularity of Yoga in the United States

September 2012 by

We can answer the question, “Who does yoga?” by starting with the question “How many people do yoga?” The answers come from a phone survey of 2,055 women and men supported by a grant from the NIH and published in the journal “Alternative Therapies.”

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Yoga Nidra Helps Menstrual Irregularity Psychological Issues

August 2012 by

Yoga Nidra, a deep relaxation technique, in conjunction with medication helps the psychological problems associated with menstrual irregularities better than medication alone, according to a study from Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University.

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Sahaja Yoga Meditation Helps Major Depressive Disorder

August 2012 by

Sahaja yoga, a meditation technique developed and popularized by Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi, can improve the lives of people with major depressive disorder, according to a recent study. Sahaja Yoga is a meditation technique…

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Yoga Prevents and Treats Depression

July 2012 by

Recent studies found yoga prevents and treats depression, either as a stand-alone practice or as complimentary therapy with medication. In one study, participants experienced mood elevation after completing a single 60-minute class.

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