Yoga is Not a Poser: Studies Back Its Effect on Keeping Depression At Bay

 (Photo by  Julia Caesar  on  Unsplash )  Multiple  studies  presented at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association this week had good news for yoga devotees.  Whether it was  reducing negative thoughts and emotional eating  or  easing chronic depression, as well as stress and anxiety , people who practiced yoga saw significant benefits. Hot yoga was particularly effective, so either  check  your local 'hood for Bikram classes or keep it in mind for the next time your subway car is the one with  broken A/C .

(Photo by Julia Caesar on Unsplash)

Multiple studies presented at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association this week had good news for yoga devotees.  Whether it was reducing negative thoughts and emotional eating or easing chronic depression, as well as stress and anxiety, people who practiced yoga saw significant benefits. Hot yoga was particularly effective, so either check your local 'hood for Bikram classes or keep it in mind for the next time your subway car is the one with broken A/C.

Alaethia Doctor