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N H Power Yoga
(603) 594-2494
704 Milford Rd
Merrimack, NH
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Yoga Instructor

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YogaBalance Yoga Studio
(603) 625-4000
145 S MAIN ST
Manchester, NH
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Yoga Instructor

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Select Physical Therapy
(603) 886-2710
505 W Hollis St
Nashua, NH
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Physical Therapist, Yoga Instructor

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Self Awakening Yoga Studio
(603) 894-7353
352 S Broadway
Salem, NH
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Yoga Instructor

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Yogamatters
(603) 887-6254
1 Rowell Ln
Sandown, NH
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Yoga Instructor

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Triad Center For Yoga & Well-Being
(603) 669-9642
298 Rockingham Rd
Londonderry, NH
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Yoga Instructor

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SS Yoga Studio
(603) 882-6414
110 KIMBALL HILL RD
Hudson, NH
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Yoga Instructor

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Yoga Sanctuary
(603) 537-0588
25 Indian Rock Rd Ste 21
Windham, NH
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Yoga Instructor

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Salem Kripalu Yoga Studio
(603) 890-6077
401 Main St Ste 206
Salem, NH
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Yoga Instructor

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Alpha Taekwondo Academy
(978) 251-1331
40 Vinal Sq
North Chelmsford, MA
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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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