Mental Health

Yoga calms more than walking does

Iyengar Yoga raised levels of GABA, a calming neurotransmitter in the brain, more than walking. A randomized, controlled study published…

Emotional, psychological, biological benefits for depression

Iyengar Yoga produced emotional, psychological and biological benefits for depression. An observational study published in 2007. To read the full…

Effects of poses on mood differ

Different kinds of Iyengar Yoga poses differed in their effects in improving mood. A pilot study published in 2004. To…