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The Yoga Pro Podcast

Aug 18, 2021

Yoga has been found to be beneficial for those suffering from anxiety and depression, and in this episode (part three of our four-part series on yoga for mental health), Maureen Davis chats about yoga as an intervention for anxiety and depression. 

Maureen is a yoga therapist, life coach, and teacher with 20+ years in the field of yoga with an emphasis on mindfulness. She helps people manage chronic pain, anxiety and depression to live a more joyful life.


-Maureen’s yoga story

-Assessing the client

-When physical postures elicit an emotional response

-How yoga helps with root causes of anxiety and depression

-Getting caught in the story

-Finding the inner witness

-How your yoga practice affects others around you

-Keeping up with your practice authentically

-Physical pain that can accompany depression and anxiety

-Importance of breath work for depression and anxiety

-Why you have to be ready to shift your plan with clients who suffer from depression and anxiety

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Music:  The State of Things (The Bouncy Song) by Rena Wren is used with permission.