Anxiety & Depression how yoga therapy can help

In yoga philosophy, the mind and body are not separate, they are part of an integrated system. Meaning that we can work on the mind through targeted practices in the body and vice versa.

A yogic tool applied in one area, for example, a breathing practice can have a profound effect on a completely different area of the body or mind. An example would be a client who has been taught a particular type of (pranayama to help with their chronic asthma, when the client practices that breathing exercise on a regular basis, they might find that their long-time anxiety has also eased.

Yoga can assist in mood regulation promote general emotional balance. Yoga has been used as adjunctive therapy for depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD and insomnia.

In Yoga Therapy, we work together to explore the most appropriate techniques and tools that will improve your health and wellbeing.

If you are interested in trying Yoga Therapy to help aid your wellbeing please email me at sharon@namastehathayoga.co.uk expressing an interest or use the form below.  Your confidentiality is respected at all times.