New study supports yoga to ease depression symptoms

New study supports yoga to ease depression symptoms

As reported in this CNN article, a new study shows that yoga may decrease symptoms of depression:  “The results showed that yoga moderately eased depressive symptoms compared with no or self-help treatment across the mental health spectrum, with some conditions...
During a time of crisis, listen to your ancestors

During a time of crisis, listen to your ancestors

By Michelle Andrie In my yoga therapy practice when a client is struggling with a negative physical or mental samskara (deeply embedded pattern), I often ask about their parents and ancestors. According to yogic philosophy, we’re born with a karmic inheritance...
First responders, not reactors

First responders, not reactors

By Robyn Tiger Dial 911! You or a loved one is in need of emergent care. There is a life-threatening situation. Within minutes, trained “first responders” are there to assist. These individuals are the first to the scene, the first to evaluate, the first to diagnose,...
A case of yoga therapy for respiratory issues—and more

A case of yoga therapy for respiratory issues—and more

By Roshini Ranjit Deepa,* a software consultant in her mid-20s, had been suffering from wheezing and breathlessness while climbing the stairs for more than a year. She also had a runny nose, “heaviness” of the head, bouts of sneezing soon after waking up in the...
Remotely delivered yoga therapy to ease pain

Remotely delivered yoga therapy to ease pain

By Patience Kaltenbach A lack of mobility is often a barrier to receiving healthcare. Decreased mobility may be caused by aging, injury, or chronic conditions such as fibromyalgia. Especially when accompanied by pain and fatigue, a decrease in mobility may make it...