Take the natural path to mental wellness
More than 25 million Americans are treated with antidepressants each year, at a cost in excess of $50 billion. But the side effects of popular prescription drugs may seem nearly as depressing as the symptoms they re meant to treat. Veteran yoga instructor Amy Weintraub offers a better solution one that taps the scientifically proven link between yoga and emotional well-being as well as the beauty of ancient approaches to inner peace.
Addressing a range of diagnoses, including dysthymia, anxiety-based depression, and bipolar disorder, "e;Yoga for Depression "e;reveals why specific postures, breathing practices, and meditation techniques can ease suffering and release life s traumas and losses. Weintraub also reflects on her own experience with severe depression, from which she recovered through immersing herself in a daily yoga routine.
"e;Yoga for Depression "e;is the first yoga book devoted exclusively to the treatment of these debilitating conditions. Amy Weintraub will help readers see their suffering and themselves in a vibrant new light."e;
Yoga for Depression
A Compassionate Guide to Relieve Suffering Through Yoga
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