Yoga cuts depression by half in women with breast cancer – Telegraph

More good news about the restorative and mood altering benefits of yoga today. Researchers have found that restorative yoga classes cut depression in breast cancer patients by over fifty percent.

“Yoga is one mind-body therapy that is widely available and involves relatively reasonable costs. Given the high levels of stress and distress that many women with breast cancer experience, the opportunity to experience feeling more peaceful and calm in the midst of breast cancer is a significant benefit.”

Yoga cuts depression by half in women with breast cancer – Telegraph

Darla Brown

By Darla Brown

Darla Brown is the founder of Share Yoga and a certified yoga teacher. Darla's love of yoga started over 20 years ago. She has taken teacher training and intensives with master teacher Max Strom as well as Jamie Elmer, Kyra Haglund, Luke Ketterhagen and Nancy Goodstein. Darla's practice focuses on breath and healing.