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As someone who has a lived experience of anxiety & depression I thought that it was something that I would have to endure for the rest of my life. I didn’t realise that there were other options other than to take the prescribed anti-depressants and have endless amounts of therapy.
I had dabbled in yoga on and off for years and had glimpsed a better way of being in the world and most importantly with myself. One day I woke up and thought I am sick of feeling like this. Anxious, depressed and disconnected from the world around me and most of all myself. I decided that I would make a commitment and begin a regular yoga practice, that’s really when I started to notice changes. I can remember being petrified of stepping out of my comfort zone and showing up to the studio each day. I fell in love with how the physical practice helped me find stillness and internal silence. It calmed the loop of negative self talk. It Silence my inner critic which had kept me small and scared. It was such a relief, from my
suffering and fear. I remember showing up every day for months, I knew this was what I had been looking for, something that gave me the tools, the practices not only on the mat but in everyday life to bring me joy, fulfilment and the knowledge that I am enough.
I feel compelled to share the tools that I have found so useful and life changing. I am not saying that yoga can cure your anxiety & depression but when practiced regularly it can support you to live a more fulfilling life.
And by Yoga I don’t mean the bendy crazy Instagram Yoga. I mean authentic yoga, reconnecting through gentle postures to release tension to the body, breathing practices to enable you to self-regulate your nervous system, meditation to bring you out of the “busyness” of the external and to enable you to quite the mind chatter to reach a place of stillness and wholeness, practical exercises to enable you to understand your mind and the tricks it is playing on you and how to better manage them.
Simply put if you show up for yourself and do the simple practices, you
will feel better……Physically, emotionally and psychologically.
Please Join me at one of my courses, Yoga 4 Anxiety & Depression at My Yoga Space.
With love and gratitude x