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Studies Show Yoga’s Promise for Easing Symptoms of Depression

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Maren Nyer, Ph.D., and Maya Nauphal, B.A., of Massachusetts General Hospital, revealed the findings from a pilot study of 29 adults that also showed eight weeks of at least twice-weekly Bikram yoga significantly reduced symptoms of depression and improved other secondary measures including quality of life, optimism, and cognitive and physical functioning.

“The more the participants attended yoga classes, the lower their depressive symptoms at the end of the study,” said Nyer.  Read full article


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