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Bo Forbes, a psychologist and yoga teacher, presents an integrative approach to healing anxiety, depression, and chronic stress, including: • restorative yoga sequences designed to balance anxiety and lift depression • breath- and body-centered exercises to calm your mind and energize your body • simple ways to understand your emotional patterns • an overview of the three main obstacles to emotional well-being • five tools for building emotional balance
"The time-tested advice presented in this book is based on the latest theories of modern science and the practical wisdom of Ayurveda, an ancient system of natural medicine. This unique book offers a comprehensive step-by-step program for eradicating the root of depression from the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of your being."
4 Yoga Poses To De-Stress - A beautiful example of the mind-body connection — of how releasing muscle tension can reduce anxiety and stress — is the psoas, a thick, hard-working muscle that connects your low spine to your upper thigh bone. Releasing tension here can make a big difference in how your feel emotionally. At the end of a long day, you can de-stress using a few simple yoga postures that lengthen and relax the psoas. Because the psoas is so deep in the body — and often chronicall
Yoga for Depression and Anxiety with Ira Israel is a unique wellness and fitness DVD containing a 75 minute all-level vinyasa flow yoga class specifically designed to cultivate peace of mind. The DVD also contains a discussion of how our minds function and how yoga helps treat depression and anxiety.
Conquering Lion Yoga Program Our mind makes the mistake of thinking that our world and everything in it, including ourselves, is "out there," with some nature of its own that's separate from us and our perceptions...we think that the world happens TO us...The practice of yoga teaches us that our world is actually coming FROM us, so we in fact have the power to change it and create our own experiences...
Tibetan monks maintain a constant state of intentional awareness and prayer, infusing this energy into every thought and worldly action. The three secrets Dr. Oz and I discussed on the show are all used to help maintain this lifestyle of focused intentionality and well-being. Herbal medicine (nutrition), sound healing (induced meditation through the use of sound and vibration), and the Five Tibetan Rites (exercise), yoga-based moves designed to give you a renewed sense energy and vitality.
(Shoulder) blades of glory - We're always grateful for the community of teachers we get to work with – Gwen Lawrence is no exception (yoga teacher to select NYC Giants and NYC Yankees). This week she shares how to protect and serve our shoulders, which are "one of the easiest joints to injure – it's very vulnerable because it is shallow and easy to dislocate," says Gwen. This video is a must for all of us vinyasa junkies.
Yoga for a Light Heart - As we age, emotional stress, anxiety, or even sitting at a desk or chair too long can close off the heart center and create tension in the shoulders, weakness in the upper back, and less capacity in our lungs to breathe. These heart opening poses unlock blocked energy both physical and emotional and allows us to be open to love and live with more grace. Uplift yourself with these heart opening yoga poses to release tension and create channels of revitalizing energy.
Yoga, the state of wholeness, resides within us and without us. It deepens with our participation. And the practice of yoga is in no way confined to the borders of the mat. By studying a typical yoga practice with an eye toward each posture or asana's inspiration -- and what it inspires in us -- Yoga Within offers seasoned practitioners and novices alike something entirely new in the marketplace: a visceral journey into the state of yoga.