Heart-Centered Somatic Yoga & School for Somatic Soul Work

Deniz Aydoslu

Which Yoga is Best for Anxiety and Depression?

Which Yoga is Best for Anxiety and Depression?

Which Yoga is Best for Anxiety and Depression?

There are so many styles of yoga out there. As a student, this makes it hard to figure out which style of yoga to practice to support your mental health.

And as a yoga teacher, you might wonder the same: what style of yoga should I teach to support students experiencing mental health challenges?

What is Somatic Yoga?

Yoga as we know it has become about following a teacher’s instructions regardless of how it feels for you. Most people teach yoga as clearly defined asanas (yoga postures) and guiding students into that perfect alignment. Somatic movement encourages you to explore what you feel and use that to inform your movement. There is a big difference between trusting your own senses and forcing yourself into a particular shape …

Walk Away From Any Relationship That Isn’t In Your Highest Purpose

We all have the power to destroy each other. Especially the ones we love.

If you’re the empathetic type who has difficulties setting boundaries, I’m sure you’ve suffered hurt and betrayal. The funny thing is how often we—in spite of suffering—cling on to what hurts us. “This person cheated on me BUT I WON’T LET HIM/HER GO.” We think it’s love, but the truth is, it’s lack of self-esteem …