Many people in our world today struggle daily with the looming dark clouds of depression. The World Health Organization reports that more than 300 million people suffer from depression across the globe. With an estimated $17 billion USD growth projection over the next two years (according to the New York Times) the pharmaceutical antidepressant industry continues to grow exponentially
Yoga is a moving meditation allowing us to find stillness of the mind. Our stream of consciousness is constantly jolting from one thought to another initiating moments of fear, anxiety, and stress. If you are faced with daily bouts of anxiety and stress, a regular practice of pranayama, asana and meditation may help to calm the mind and soothe moments of negative thought processes and tendencies towards catastrophic thinking.