Yoga & Anxiety Introduction

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we explore terminology, symptoms and effects associated with anxiety, and general considerations for what may help.


Become familiar with situational and chronic anxiety, research on the effect of yoga, and a general overview of tools that may support students experiencing anxiety symptoms.


Describe the difference between typical worry or situational anxiety and chronic anxiety. Define chronic anxiety and describe potential symptoms. Provide research showing that yoga reduces anxiety symptoms and name six tools you might consider.

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