Improve Mental Illness with Yoga

Improve Mental Illness with Yoga   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “for the general person, yoga greatly enhances mental health: mood, sense of self, motivation, sense of inner direction and purpose, as well as physical health—and physical health is so important for mental health.“– Eleanor Criswell   Yoga is a complex of practices including […]

Reduce Fatigue with Breast Cancer with Yoga

Reduce Fatigue with Breast Cancer with Yoga   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Yoga works on the principle of mind and body health and it would help women cope with systemic therapy side effects better. Yoga nidra and pranayama also improve sleep patterns. Thus, all this together may reduce fatigue and pain.” – […]

Improve Well-Being with Menstrual Disorder with Yoga Nidra

  By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “The ancient practice of yoga nidra, also known as yogic sleep, is a meditative practice that results in conscious deep sleep. Current research suggests that yoga nidra can help relieve menstrual problems, diabetes symptoms and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).” – Elaine Gavalas   Menstrual disorders are associated […]