Tag: mental health

SUZY FAVOR HAMILTON

SUZY FAVOR HAMILTON

A three-time track and field Olympian (and former Las Vegas call girl) Suzy Favor Hamilton has recently opened up about her experience suffering from bipolar disorder.  Yoga and running have greatly helped her manage symptoms like thrill-seeking highs, anxiety, depression, and mania: “my vices that keep me […]

Vietnam Vet becomes a Yoga Teacher

Vietnam Vet becomes a Yoga Teacher

Honorably discharged from the United States Air Force in 1972 at the age of 22 John Neib could not find peace of mind for decades. “I had anxiety, nightmares, flashbacks, and anger issues,” he says.  For decades Neib coped with alcohol and other forms of self-destructive […]

Yoga helped this teen overcome Anorexia

Yoga helped this teen overcome Anorexia

Eating disorders affect more people than you know, up to 30 million people! and only 1 in 10 men and women suffering from an eating disorder receive treatment.  It’s so wonderful to read and hear about teenager Maris Degener’s experience with Anorexia, since the more we […]

abc 9 out of Florida reports: Ditch Depression With Yoga

abc 9 out of Florida reports: Ditch Depression With Yoga

Out of Tampa, FL abc 9 reports that for the millions of Americans suffering from depression who think prescription medications are the only solution, researchers find promising evidence that a yoga mat may be just as effective!  Life is stressful and yoga offers practical techniques […]

YOGA FOR SENIORS…IN TEXAS!!

YOGA FOR SENIORS…IN TEXAS!!

What a great story about the vital and healthful benefits of YOGA for Senior Citizens in a Bryan, TX assisted living center.  The TEXAN ACCENT ain’t bad either!! Watch the whole (adorable) video via KBTX.com pass it on

Yoga is a low-cost, anti-stigma medicine for war Veterans!

Yoga is a low-cost, anti-stigma medicine for war Veterans!

Fox News out of Atlanta is all about the Wounded Warriors project, highlighting the experience of Staff-Sgt-turned-yoga-teacher Dan Nevins.  Aftern an explosion in Iraq in Nov. 2010, Nevins lost both of his legs and had to undergo more than 30 different surgeries.  In recovery after […]