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Yoga for panic attacks

This blog contains descriptions of panic attacks. If you would prefer not to read those details, you can skip down.   When I had my first panic attack, I thought I was going to die. I was 21 years old and had no idea what was happening to me.    ...

How to craft a yoga sequence to help anxiety

A short personal practice can make all the difference to a student with anxiety. Here's how ... I recently wrote a blog about teaching yoga to students with anxiety. Most of the yoga teachers I’ve been speaking to since then have...

What you must know about students with anxiety

Are your students confiding in you that they experience anxiety? Perhaps you live with anxiety yourself. I’m certainly no stranger to it. In fact, it was my experience of anxiety and panic attacks that brought me to yoga in the first place.   ...

Teaching pranayama to students with anxiety? Read this now.

Are you teaching pranayama to students with anxiety? Stop! There may be a better way to help them.   Learning how to breathe deeply and smoothly will help people with anxiety, right? Not necessarily. For many anxious students, focusing on the...