Changing the Face of Yoga Podcast: Yoga and Mental Health
Listen to Michael’s discussion with Stephanie Cunningham on yoga and mental health now and in the future.
“People feel good after a physical based asana yoga class, this feeling has led to a wonderful enquiry that has started to help people realise that yoga is much more than an alternative exercise or activity, there is a real tangible benefit. Yoga really has a significant impact on mood states, sense of wellbeing and on stress levels. People are becoming more aware of the mental health benefits
The mental health benefits of yoga is no longer the talk on the streets, it is being backed up by more and more research.“ Michael
“Thank you for all of your help and a great interview. Your
participation is the reason that we can launch this podcast and expand
the perception and definition of yoga.” Stephanie
Does yoga improve your mental health?
Dr Michael de Manincor’s PhD research says yes!
In today’s society mental health concerns are becoming more and more prolific.
In 2011-12, it was estimated that three million people in Australia (13.6% of the adult population) had a mental health condition, an increase from 11.2% in 2007-08, and 9.6% in 2001 (Australian Health Report, ABS, 2012). And, there are many more people who experience some form of anxiety that is not diagnosed or reported.
We may experience a mental health concern ourselves, or know a loved one who is.
Give it a try, yoga can improve your mental health!
How can we support you?
Learn more about The Yoga Institute’s upcoming Yoga for Mental Health Workshop in September
Yoga for Mental Health Workshop
Email or call me: firstname.lastname@example.org (02) 9929 2774
Join us, together we will grow, learn and inspire.
Kirstie Christensen ❤|