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Yoga For Anxiety

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This flow with Rick Coe was designed to reduce anxiety through balancing and calming breathing exercises such opposite nostril breathing (nadi shodhana) and bee's breath (brahmari). The first flow of asanas are vigorous with the intention of releasing excess energy. The second flow of asanas were chosen to calm the nervous system and release tension.


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OliveSong, posted on July 10, 2016

I keep practicing and learning more but I always come back to this video. It is the perfect sequence of asanas to uplift and center yourself in just 30 minutes time. I always feel better after doing this practice. I still struggle with bee breath but I am sure it will come. Namaste y'all!

malikaomawale, posted on December 10, 2015

This was just what I needed. Inspiring, calming and energizing. I really appreciate what you shared here. MAGIC! Thank you.

juliakostreva, posted on December 10, 2015

This was so calming. This put my nerves at ease and brought a lot of beautiful images during bees breath, and a really nice savasana. That was beautiful, thank you.

SuzannaB@Gaia, posted on December 10, 2015

We appreciate your review of the practice. You can always add this to your playlist to watch again anytime.


energiayoga, posted on February 24, 2015

Very relaxing. It's wine time!

yoshimonki, posted on September 25, 2014

I have a job interview in a few hours. This is just what I needed. Thank you.

shaundra_taylor, posted on September 24, 2014

Thank you. That was perfect. <3

miguelpv, posted on May 24, 2014

beautiful practice. i especially liked the brahmari technique as a new way to listen to my breath. thank you

YogaG1rl, posted on January 10, 2014

By far of my favorite practices

madreverde, posted on September 15, 2013

i need to download this how can do it.please

RaDonna, posted on September 14, 2013

Thank You so much.. very smooth.. helped me so much.. defiantly needed this :-)

laurasun, posted on September 14, 2013

Very smooth flow. Feel good. Thank you.

marnster1, posted on September 14, 2013

I needed this to help calm and open. A lovely practice.

laurascr, posted on August 27, 2013

@Andyg me too! Once you've got it though I found it so interesting it made me less anxious

Laydybird, posted on August 27, 2013

Thank you so much for this amazing practice ! it made me cry from relief !!

courtneyprior, posted on July 29, 2013

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jeannebee, posted on July 29, 2013

I have NO sound with this video, and it is causing me anxiety!

jel111, posted on July 27, 2013

One of my favourites, I felt so stressed and anxious before, as always I feel so much better now. Thank you

jel111, posted on July 14, 2013

Great teacher! Perfect to release anxiety

1soul, posted on April 11, 2013

Seriously the best on here

Gchaho1, posted on April 10, 2013

Lovely class. Thank you so much! One of my favorites :)

Lornayogi, posted on April 1, 2013

I've done this video twice now and both times has calmed my mind and relaxed.... Highly recommended if you have a lot on your mind

Andyguck, posted on January 31, 2013

The bee's breath on the inhale took me a bit before I got it. Excellent flow. Thank you Rick. Namaste.

joannaelata, posted on December 7, 2012

Thank you so much! I really enjoy it :)

jkelp, posted on November 27, 2012

though I find the savassana a little long for my body/attn span with this degree of intensity, this practice inspired me to do more headstand prep and now i am blissfully upside down on a regular basis! I also modified the down dog to up dog progression. great opening sequence of pranyama, cat/cow, and child's pose. namaste!

rickcoe, posted on November 3, 2012

@ewolfe You can make the humming sound on both the inhale and exhale, a little trickier on the inhale and not a problem if you choose to leave it out, but give it a try!

ewolfe, posted on November 3, 2012

@oscipoe - I believe you only make the humming sound on the exhale, inhaling naturally in-between. Correct me if I'm wrong, Rick/anybody...

juliakostreva, posted on December 10, 2015

I exhaled and hummed, then when I inhaled I made a gasping noise without opening your mouth, like when you just saw something scary or interesting. Or you go mm when you see something shocking during a movie and you are on the edge of your seat. Once you hear you made the noise, try to make that "gasp" noise louder on your next inhale. It's kind of like a shocked or intrigued ooo aaa but with you mouth closed. It doesn't affect the sound, but it helped me to feel it when I have my tongue at the roof of my mouth and then I relaxed my tongue down when I got the hang of making the noise and felt more at ease.

rickcoe, posted on September 13, 2012

Blessings all! Glad the video is helping :) So with regard to the 'Yoga Mudra' asana where you interlock your fingers behind your back and roll onto the top of your head. An alternative for those with neck issues is to either do a standing forward fold ('Uttanasana') with the hands interlocked behind the back OR you could do Headstand Prep - (1) Put your elbows on the ground, (2) Place the top of the head on the ground with the back of the head nestled by interlocked fingers, (3) Lift your knees off the ground and take as much weight off the top of the head by pushing your forearms into the ground, (4) Walk your feet closer towards your face so your hips eventually align above your shoulders. Headstand Prep should allow you to moderate the amount of pressure on your head (and your neck) while providing an inversion and beneficial pressure on the crown (calming for the nervous system). If your neck is really bad just to the forward fold. Cheers!

sugrdmge98, posted on September 12, 2012

Rick - is there a modification for the half-headstand (or a pose with similar benefits) for those with neck issues? This is an excellent practice that makes an incredible difference, thank you!

Sarah8_2, posted on September 10, 2012

Wonderful, beautiful practice! Woke up this Monday morning with all of the things on my to-do list for the week and feeling the pressure of time. This is absolutely what I needed, now I feel ready and focused. Thank you! Much love and gratitude!!!

urubisu, posted on September 6, 2012

THANK YOU. I have been suffering of anxiety due to a situation which I cannot affect at the moment. This helped me get back to a mindful state.

jenniferarcher, posted on August 30, 2012

I am VERY grateful for this practice!

klauletta, posted on June 29, 2012

Thank you! Really appreciated this video. Just what tnis Mommy needed

svc2381, posted on May 15, 2012

Could you please fix this issue? this video often gets struck. I tried for 4 times before quitting.

Emelon, posted on April 28, 2012

I feel amazing - wow. Really enjoyed the lengthy pigeon poses and the rocking child's pose. Thank you for this - will be doing this one again without a doubt.

Mylasana, posted on February 28, 2012

Wow! Thanks !

NaturalYogi, posted on January 23, 2012

Wonderful practice!!

rickcoe, posted on January 18, 2012

The humming sound in the inhale can be done by focusing on creating the sound in the back I the throat, but if you can't get it don't worry too much about it and just focus on he sound on the exhale. Namaste!

oscipoe, posted on January 15, 2012

Hi Rick, Thanks for this practice. One question though. How do you make the humming sound on the inhale? I tried it but for the life of me i can't do it. I can do the audible Ujaai sound though on an inhale yes, humming:no.

alilovesbugs, posted on December 3, 2011

Namaste :) Thankyou for the class's the next best thing to seeing you in person xo much love, Ali

1soul, posted on November 16, 2011

Yo Coe...

you are by far my favorite here...words can't even express how much your classes have really helped me. Thanks playa!!!

DreamOcean, posted on August 26, 2011

Rick this is an extremely beneficial practice, thank you for your blending of Pranayamas... I go to this practice every couple of weeks mixed into my other practices... it really helps remind me to "let go" and the soothing effects are always felt, especially during shavasana. Salama!

Zeeba, posted on August 15, 2011

Highly recommended, thanks

laurascr, posted on August 4, 2011

Hi Rick,
Thanks for a beautiful practice. It brought up a lot of difficult emotions but I rode them out on the wave of my breath. I am very grateful for a practice like this to turn to.

KateLisa, posted on July 28, 2011

Thanks ladies! well its refreshign to see not only good looks but intelligence combined with spirituality!


michelletrantina, posted on July 24, 2011

Hi Ladies,
Agreed, Rick is a charmer ;)
Not sure if he's single or not, but have you checked out his work as a musician? Rick (AKA 'Buckman' ) Coe has a budding music career, check it out...

YulikaTinkie, posted on July 22, 2011

have the same question)) Rick is fantastic in all respects)) Thanks

KateLisa, posted on July 21, 2011

Ps is he single? -)lol

KateLisa, posted on July 21, 2011

Absolutely love this and I too keep coming back to it. Rick is just great and this routine works very well to flow and calm the mind and body

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