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Ceragem Anchorage
(907) 277-0103
2610 Spenard Rd
Anchorage, AK
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Yoga Instructor

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Twist Llc
(907) 376-9642
344 N Main St
Wasilla, AK
Industry
Yoga Instructor

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Laughing Lotus Yoga of Anchorage Llc
(907) 243-9642
620 E 57th Pl
Anchorage, AK
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Yoga Instructor

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Blue Mountains Wellness Studio
(907) 745-9050
1220 S Chugach St
Palmer, AK
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Yoga Instructor

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Rejuvenation Salon & Spa
(907) 790-3362
3017 Clinton Dr Suite 107 Suite 107
Juneau, AK
Industry
Health Spa, Massage Practitioner

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Laughing Lotus Yoga of Anchorage Llc
(907) 243-9642
620 E 57th Pl
Anchorage, AK
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Yoga Instructor

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Lamb Dawn Nd
(907) 262-9979
35743 Kenai Spur Hwy
Soldotna, AK
Industry
Naturopathic Doctor (ND), Osteopath (DO), Yoga Instructor

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Ceragem Anchorage
(907) 277-0103
2610 Spenard Rd
Anchorage, AK
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Yoga Instructor

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Emily Kane
(907) 586-3655
418 Harris St #329
Juneau, AK
Company
Natural Healthcare
Industry
Acupuncturist, Naturopathic Doctor (ND), Yoga Instructor
Specialties & Therapies
Specialties : Women's Health, Menopause, Fatigue, Hormone Imbalances, Heart Disease

Therapies : Acupuncture, Botanical Medicine, Counseling, Enzyme Therapy, Herbal Medicine, Hydrotherapy, Nutritional Counseling, Family Therapy, Unconditional Regard, Yoga Therapy
Insurance
Healthnet, Blue Cross / Blue Shield, Aetna, Premera, Prudential, UPMC Health Plan
Professional Affiliations
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

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Twist Llc
(907) 376-9642
344 N Main St
Wasilla, AK
Industry
Yoga Instructor

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Yoga and Depression

Have you ever felt sad without any reason? Have you ever felt that you have lost it and a feeling of emptiness has gripped you? Well! If yes, then you are actually suffering from depression. But you are not the only person suffering from depression. Around 121 million people across the world suffer from it. In fact, 80% of people who are depressed also suffer from anxiety.

However, if depression persists for a long time it can be detrimental for your life as it suppresses your energy and makes you disease-prone. Depression is the most common disease in this fast-paced world and the first thing that a depressed person does is reach for anti-depressant pills. This often leads to serious side effects.

In contrary, several studies have shown that doing regular exercise or Yoga can provide instant relief from depression because the yoga postures increase the levels of the neurotransmitter GABA, which alleviates depression. This is absolutely true because a depressed person literally becomes immobile. He doesn't move. But two to three poses of Yoga in a few minutes' time, along with some breathing exercises, ticks you on and energizes you so much that you will want to move more and more.

Yoga exercises not only put pressure on glands and organs to produce chemical balance but also improve blood circulation. This pushes oxygen to your brain and muscles. Besides, the stretching and strengthening movements also flush toxins from the body.

The breathing exercises called pranayamas energizes the body and alleviate anxiety thereby creating a sense of calm and well-being. The breathing exercise known as ujjayi pranayama is best for healing depression.

On the other hand, the most recommended asanas for a depressed person are:

  • Simhasana
  • Matsyasana
  • Balasana
  • Virabhadrasana
  • Savasana
  • Tadasana
  • Uttanasana
  • Sirshasana
  • Veerasana

Regular practice of these yoga postures along with the pranayamas will protect you from depression. However,...

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