Breathing Saved My Life – Conversations with Amy Weintraub
on life, living and how breathing saved myself
work in progress
Conversations with Amy – link to edited version on How Yoga Saved My Life Part 1 on YogaForDepression.com
Amy welcome intro plus first conversation on life, living, depression and how breathing (Yoga) helped me save myself
conversation with Amy Weintraub on life and living part 1
Breathing Saved My LIfe – Conversations with Amy Weintraub – excerpted from Amy Weintraub web site http://YogaForDepression.com whose team edited and put the titles and credits on too
This video is Part 1 of Conversations with Amy Weintraub on Life and Living by Geo Geller.
Conversations with Amy Weintraub Part 1: How Yoga Saved My Life
In Part 1, Amy discusses her own journey with depression and how yoga pulled her out of that depression.
How yoga helps you manage your mood.
How yoga is a tool to help you self-regulate.
How a mantra and a mudra and breathing will help you to self-regulate
How taking little sips of breath with your hands over your heart helps you self-regulate by balancing your autonomic nervous system and soothing your emotions.
How the sound ‘yum’ vibrates the heart and radiates contentment through all aspects of your life. Even if it’s just for a moment or an hour. Try it. What do you have to lose?
reathing, combined with visualization and the mantra yum to affect the parasympathetic nervous system. This will help you to self-regulate and manage your mood. It will help you to cope with life and help you to get through the next hour of your life. It is easy to learn and easy to do.
Amy discusses aging and how her yoga practice has been impacted. Physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of aging. How older students feel about starting yoga in the latter half of their life. The power of practicing yoga in group and how oxytocin and prolactin levels become elevated and help you to feel better, not only emotionally, but physically thereby positively affecting painful conditions of the body.
How Yoga Affects Depression
Amy discusses her own symptoms of depression and how yoga affects depression
What Yoga Does For Me
Amy discusses what yoga means to her and what yoga does for her. It helps her to remember who she truly is, and it helps her to stay connected to herself. Yoga is something that is done on a daily basis; yoga as union, as connection, as relationship amidst our daily activities. It is staying open, receptive and true to oneself.