Anxiety

Yoga and Anxiety: An Overview of Research Studies

Yoga and Anxiety: An Overview of Research Studies

About 40 million adults in America suffer from anxiety disorders, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Despite improvements in the pharmacological and psychological treatments of anxiety disorders, a high percentage of patients resist therapy for numerous reasons, including the cost of treatment, side effects of medication, and having an inadequate response to drugs. …

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What is Yoga Nidra?

What is Yoga Nidra?

Yoga Nidra is a type of guided meditation designed to induce deep relaxation and deep rest that calms and heals. Yoga studies show this type of meditation practice can provide a number of health benefits including reduction of stress, ptsd, traumatic stress disorders, anxiety, and insomnia. You may have heard of Yoga Nidra referred to …

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Yoga Classes Reduces Anxiety in Women

Yoga Classes Reduces Anxiety in Women

Going to yoga class prevents your brain from releasing the chemicals that produce anxiety. Even yoga beginners can benefit from this mind-body connection after the first two months of practice. Yoga Improves Anxiety Disorders Going to yoga class significantly reduces anxiety, according to a 2009 study from the Psychiatry Department of Islamic Azad University published in …

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Hatha Yoga Sequence to Reduce Anxiety

Hatha Yoga Sequence to Reduce Anxiety

Hatha Yoga significantly reduces anxiety after only eight classes, according to research from the All India Institute of Medical Studies in New Delhi published in a 2006 issue of the Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology.   Why should you reduce your anxiety level? Excessive anxiety is a “major component of unhealthy lifestyles.” The mental stress of chronic anxiety …

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