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Urban Yoga Spa
(206) 420-0222
1900 4th Ave
Seattle, WA
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Health Spa, Yoga Instructor

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Dahn Yoga
(206) 223-9642
1300 Post Aly
Seattle, WA
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Yoga Instructor

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Mind Body Studio at SAC
(203) 443-1111
2020 Western Ave
Seattle, WA
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Yoga Instructor

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Every Body Health & Fitness Inc
(206) 324-6062
2609 S Jackson St
Seattle, WA
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Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor

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Vitality Pilates Studio
(206) 328-6517
3603 S Mcclellan St
Seattle, WA
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Yoga Instructor

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Institute of New Medicine
(206) 624-4777
911 Western Ave Ste 506
Seattle, WA
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Personal Trainer, Physical Therapist, Yoga Instructor

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The Samarya Center
(206) 709-7983
1806 E Yesler Way
Seattle, WA
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Yoga Instructor

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Sweatbox Yoga
(206) 860-9642
1417 10th Ave Ste B
Seattle, WA
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Yoga Instructor

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Yoga On Beacon
(206) 324-9642
3013 Beacon Ave S
Seattle, WA
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Yoga Instructor

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Samadhi Yoga
(206) 329-4070
1205 E Pike St Ste 1B
Seattle, WA
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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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