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Keep in Touch Licensed Massage Therapy Llc
(718) 423-1812
4513 Little Neck Pkwy
Little Neck, NY
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Yoga Center
(718) 357-3200
25111 Northern Blvd
Little Neck, NY
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Dahn Yoga
(516) 487-8406
45 Northern Blvd
Great Neck, NY
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Simply Yoga
(516) 466-0635
576 Middle Neck Rd
Great Neck, NY
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(516) 621-9255
1435 Old Northern Blvd
Roslyn, NY
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Floral Park Wellness Center
(516) 328-9595
2 Spooner St
Floral Park, NY
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(516) 829-3204
148 Middle Neck Rd
Great Neck, NY
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(516) 683-0878
600 Old Country Rd
Garden City, NY
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(718) 225-8800
4125 Bell Blvd 2nd FLOOR
Bayside, NY
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3434 Bell Blvd
Bayside, NY
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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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