Yoga for Anxiety + Depression #4

bridge pose

Your pose for today is Bridge Pose ! Bridge Pose, or Setu Bandha Sarvangasana, is considered a back bend, or a “heart opener.” Heart openers offer space for the breath in the ribs, chest, throat, and neck, and this added space calms anxieties. Because backbends are opening up the heart cavity, sometimes there will be an emotional release (AKA tears). …

Yoga for Anxiety & Depression #3

thread the needle

Your pose for today is: Thread the Needle ! Thread the Needle falls under the category of “hip openers” in a typical yoga class, and focuses specifically on your “outer hips.” Most of our stress is stored in our hips, so it’s totally normal and common to feel frustration or to cry in hip openers. When you do this pose, …

Yoga for Anxiety and Depression #1

downward facing dog

Inversions can change your perspective and your mood! Your assignment for today is to practice an inversion called Downward Facing Dog, or Adho Mukha Svanasana.

Yoga for Anxiety + Depression: What, Why, How?

bridge pose

What is Yoga? Yoga is a discipline and practice to find peace within the mind, body, and soul. It’s a life-time journey or process of reconnecting the self (you, me) with the universe, and being one with the universe. Learn more here about the different types of yoga.