A photo of me doing the back wheel yoga pose in Phu Quoc Vietnam
Yoga for depression,
Full Bridge is a strength/flexibility powerhouse. It requires flexibility in the shoulder joint, shoulder girdle, extension of the back, as well as extension of the hips. This total body exercise has many names from Upward Bow to Wheel Pose to Full Bridge. In yoga it’s known to give energy, help with osteoporosis, and stimulate a variety of glands and organs. Outside of yoga this exercise is very useful in gymnastics, acrobatics, various martial arts styles, wrestling, dance, etc.
In addition to its physiological benefits, yoga teaches awareness, an invaluable skill for people who struggle with anxiety or depression