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Back To Health Chiropractic Inc
(610) 361-9531
101 Ridge Rd
Chadds Ford, PA
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist, Yoga Instructor

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Barefoot Yoga and Massage
(610) 558-9944
377 Glen Mills Rd
Thornton, PA
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist, Yoga Instructor

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Bodyworks Karate Center
(610) 566-6280
135 E Baltimore Ave
Media, PA
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Yoga Instructor

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Macdade Bally Total Fitness
1245 Macdade Blvd
Woodlyn, PA
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Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Silver Sneakers, Yoga

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Ez Beads Com
(610) 558-0565
100 Ridge Rd
Chadds Ford, PA
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Yoga Instructor

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Mielcarek Leon M Jr Md
(610) 566-1227
319 W State St
Media, PA
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Osteopath (DO), Yoga Instructor

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Maitri Yoga
(610) 565-1233
116 W Baltimore Pike
Media, PA
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Yoga Instructor

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Sports Connection the
(302) 328-2177
614 E Basin Rd
New Castle, DE
 
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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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