This post is part of a week-long yoga series at Your Body, Your Mind.

Happy Friday, readers!

If you haven’t been able to check out the blog lately, you’ve missed out on a week-long yoga series that covered everything from depression and anxiety to sleep and sex, and how yoga can help with it all!

Well, never fear! You have all weekend to get caught up (and maybe get to work on your practice!), and I have the posts listed below for your convenience.

Yoga Week: Depression, Anxiety, Sleep, Sex, and More!

Monday: Yoga for Depression and Anxiety

Learn about the 10 yoga poses that can help you:

  • Focus on breathing and relax respiration.
  • Boost energy.
  • Relieve stress.
  • Sooth your mind.
  • Calm your body.

Tuesday: Yoga for Sleep and Insomnia

Tuesday gave us information on how yoga can help insomnia, improve sleep, and even which poses to do at 3 a.m.!

Wednesday: Yoga for Men

We all know yoga isn’t for women only, but sometimes it seems like we see more women than men practicing yoga.

On Wednesday, we got information from MindBodyGreen, Mens Health, and About.com on ways men can start learning about yoga and why practicing yoga is specifically beneficial to them.

Thursday: Use Yoga to Improve Your Sex Life

Hey, that got everyone’s attention, didn’t it?!

We all know about the positive effects exercise can have on our sex lives, but what about yoga? Well, Thursday brought us information about that very subject, covering how yoga can boost body image, increase libido, and even intensify orgasms.

Extra Yoga Resources

Yoga Week isn’t the only time we’ve tackled yoga and all its benefits here at Your Body, Your Mind. Don’t forget to grab a few minutes to check out:

Do you have any yoga resources you’d like to share with other readers? Plop ‘em in the comments below!

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    Last reviewed: 23 Jan 2013

APA Reference
Sparks, A. (2013). Yoga Week: What’d You Miss?. Psych Central. Retrieved on July 28, 2014, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/your-mind/2013/01/yoga-week-whatd-you-miss/

 

 

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