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Gilbert Pilates and Yoga
(480) 813-4260
1551 E Elliot Rd
Gilbert, AZ
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Yoga Instructor

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Gilbert Yoga
(480) 507-9642
6 E Palo Verde St
Gilbert, AZ
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Yoga Instructor

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Archana Iyengar Yoga
(480) 899-8878
914 S 132nd St
Gilbert, AZ
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Yoga Instructor

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Innervision Yoga
(480) 632-7899
295 W San Marcos Dr
Chandler, AZ
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Yoga Instructor

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Dahn Yoga Chandler
(480) 857-9642
1840 W Chandler Blvd
Chandler, AZ
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Yoga Instructor

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Advanced Energy Healing
(480) 263-3309
207 N. Gilbert Rd., Ste 001 D
Gilbert, AZ

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Dahn Yoga Gilbert
(480) 632-9642
50 E Guadalupe Rd
Gilbert, AZ
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Yoga Instructor

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Josephine Lazarus
(480) 899-8878
914 South 132nd Street
Gilbert, AZ
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Arizona Yoga Association

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Results Health and Fitness
(480) 857-7581
805 S Bogle Ave
Chandler, AZ
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Nutritionist, Yoga Instructor

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Inner Vision Yoga
(480) 632-7899
1949 W Ray Rd Ste 8
Chandler, AZ
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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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