Anxiety Attack – Can Yoga Training Help You?

By Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, YACEP What is an anxiety attack and can Yoga help reduce the symptoms at all. Let's take a close look at both of these subjects and the practical application of Yogic methodology for improving the quality of one's life. For someone suffering from an anxiety attack right now, he [...]

Yoga for Fear – Can Yoga Help Treat Panic Attack Syndrome?

Panic attacks can be crippling, with waves of fear, racing heartbeat, shortness of breath, and other symptoms that make victims feel like they are about to die. These disabling attacks are common, as well; at least 20% of adult Americans will suffer from a panic attack at some time in their lives. That is around 60 million people facing intense distress; and following one attack, the risk of having another is increased.

Yoga for Releasing Fear

A regular practice of Yoga will help a practitioner to manage fear levels on a physical, mental, and emotional level. The physical postures of Hatha Yoga help the body to stretch, strengthen, and release lactic acid, which causes stiffness and limited mobility.