If you are looking for roots yoga chant the root mantra, a kundalini yoga mantra used for chanting and reciting. It is a yogic way of healing depression and calming anxiety. All the polarities are worshipped. Mul Mantra is an important tool for getting in the flow and controlling the mind. Anxiety will becomes naturally less with each repetition.
Full text of the anxiety reducing mool mantra
Ek ong kar Sat Nam Karta purakh Nirbhao Nirvair Akal Moorat Ajooni Saibhung, Gurprasad jap Aad sach, Jugad sach, Hai bhee sach Nanak hosee bhee sach.Siri Guru Granth Sahib
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Research into yoga and anxiety
If you are interested to read a little more about how yoga can help with anxiety, you can read the study here . Harvard University has also found that yoga can change the way that we respond to stressors in our life. It appears that because yoga decreases stress, or at least the stress that we perceive, it is able to modulate the stress response on a physical level. So next time you’ve got the jim-jams, remember what to do.
There is also an amazing yoga overview, including how it can help heal depression and anxiety by that university.
If you’d like more of a beginning intro check out Freedom Genesis, a site that makes it easy to start yoga.