Mental Health & Yoga

Updated: Jun 21, 2021

"I am fine, but only from the outside!"

"Depression is being color blind and constantly told how colorful the world is". There are wounds that never show on the body, that are deeper and more powerful than anything that bleeds. Yes, the wound is called depression or trauma in severe condition. It can be caused by a variety of things like stress genetics, brain chemistry, traumatic events or environmental factors. It is an ongoing problem, not a passing one.

•The 'cure':

But don't worry, the creator has created a power within you to tackle up with these situations. It's the Yoga. It is a unique mind & body practice a part of which lays emphasis on moving through asanas in a purposeful way. The effect of yoga on mental health promotes once ability to move through these challenges and agitation.

•How to practice the 'cure'?

Yoga helps individuals with trauma to learn how to approach sitting with unpleasant internal experiences. It eases both physical and mental discomfort.

Practicing the following asanas (postures), you will definitely witness the reduction of stress by decreased levels of stress hormones in your body.

1. Balasana (Child Pose)

2. Sethu Bandhasana (Bridge Pose)

3. Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward-Facing Dog Pose)

4. Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog Pose)