How does yoga affect lives? For one example, read this moving interview with yoga teacher Amanda Reh, who teaches wildly popular donation based yoga classes in Orlando, Florida. Amanda talks with writer Susanna Barkataki about her life before yoga, her practice and vision for her teaching, as well as how her kind of equanimity comes with hard work. But is also really simple.

I know Amanda the way many of us in Orlando know her—through her donation-based, outdoor yoga classes.

Pros and Cons of Depression Treatment Options

Pros and Cons of Depression Treatment Options

Many individuals fighting depression report positive changes in mood and attitude when they introduce yoga into their weekly exercise routine. Yoga for depression and yogic breathing exercises can offer a natural approach to help combat depression, whether in conjunction with other treatments or on its own. Read more

Review: Yogic Breathing for Depression

When looking for help with depression, yogic breathing can provide a solid foundation to generally elevate mood and strengthen the mind. Breathing to Beat the Blues combats depression at its source; even for those who are not depressed, the CD provides yogic breathing exercises to both clear the mind and energize the body. Read more

Review: Amy Weintraub - Yoga for Depression: A Compassionate Guide to Relieving Suffering

" The yoga mat is a good place to turn when talk therapy and antidepressants aren't enough. " -Amy Weintraub, author of Yoga for Depression Read more

Urban Yogis: Yoga for Peace and Compassion

The first lesson was about Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King. It grasped my attention because it was talking about how they had won a war without actually taking heat into the war and fighting things. Read more

How Science Supports Yoga as a Cure for Depression

Zoloft, Prozac, and many other infamous antidepressants have had thousands, if not millions of dollars funding research on their benefits. At the same time, what may be the world’s best depression treatment remains consistently under-tested and under-advertized, namely because there’s no company that stands make enough money off of it to support its promotion. Read more