Yoga Therapist, Caroline McCarter,
(E-RYT 500) uses these techniques to create a personal yoga practice just for you. She does this by observing and identifying your special needs or conditions and creates a customized yoga program to meet those needs as well as focus on your personal desires (flexibility, strength, meditation, and more). The program is set to your particular schedule and time frame to practice at home for self-care.
Please use the menu to the right to learn more about the specialized yoga therapies Caroline offers.
Treatment of Depression & Anxiety
For depression and anxiety disorders, Caroline frequently prescribes sound along with the movement. Caroline has found that sounding out loud can help let off steam. People with depression should keep moving, and not stay still too long since that can lead to lethargic behavior.
A good recommendation for helping to treat depression and anxiety can include exercises such as bike riding or walking.
Your asana practive should be done with long, smooth, deep breaths. When done correctly, this lowers your heart rate, which lowers the blood pressure, and subsequently lowers the activities of the mind. This will lead to peace of mind and contentment. Thus, many people suffering from anxiety find yoga useful.
Mental Health America
Mental Health America is the nation’s largest and oldest community-based network dedicated to helping all Americans live mentally healthier lives.visit site
National Alliance on Mental Illness
From its inception in 1979, NAMI has been dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness.visit site
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is the leading patient-directed national organization focusing on the most prevalent mental illnesses.visit site