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Shanti Om Yoga Studios Llc
(724) 746-1327
10 Cherry Ave
Houston, PA
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Yoga Instructor

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Synergy Fitness & Spa
(412) 344-3870
1500 Washington Rd
Pittsburgh, PA
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Health Spa, Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor

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South Hills Bally Total Fitness
3000 Oxford Dr
Bethel Park, PA
Programs & Services
Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Indoor Track, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Silver Sneakers, Steam Room, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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The Spa At Richboro
(215) 322-6035
981 2nd Street Pike
Richboro, PA
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Health Spa, Massage Practitioner, Yoga Instructor

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Dankos All American Fitness
(570) 825-5989
3 Revere Rd
Mountain Top, PA
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Yoga Instructor

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Yoga H'Om Rys
(412) 809-9642
7053 Steubenville Pike
Oakdale, PA
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Yoga Instructor

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Himalayan Institute of Pittsburgh the
(412) 344-7434
300 Beverly Rd
Pittsburgh, PA
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Yoga Instructor

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Love the Way You Live with Figen Genco
(215) 550-3727
8 Andrea Dr.
Richboro, PA

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NovaCare Rehabilitation
(717) 361-7414
626 S Market St
Elizabethtown, PA
Industry
Physical Therapist, Yoga Instructor

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Twisters Yoga & Fitness Inc
(215) 836-1719
813 Bethlehem Pike
Philadelphia, PA
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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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