We as a nation are experiencing an epidemic of varying mental health issues with stress, anxiety and depression being amongst the most common, and with the stigma that still surrounds these issues, many suffer in silence.
There is mounting evidence that credits yoga and meditation as a transformational practice for those working with mental health issues, and we at The Life Centre North agree.
In January 2017, we hosted a very special yoga workshop for anxiety. Led by senior yogi Mick Timpson, the 3-hour workshop was designed to introduce how yoga practice, as self -directed change could offer a low cost, high impact solution to anxiety and stress management. Mick and his students explored four key ways of using yoga to help disrupt, reduce and manage anxiety via yogic techniques focusing on breath, body, mind and awareness.
After receiving such high demand for this workshop, Mick now leads a six-week course tackling anxiety with yoga, alongside the enormously popular Introduction to mindfulness and meditation at The Life Centre North.
Do you know someone who could benefit from either of these courses? Let them know about these resources and help break the silence around mental health.