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Table 2 Relative importance of components of yoga practice for reducing depression or anxiety

From: Establishing key components of yoga interventions for reducing depression and anxiety, and improving well-being: a Delphi method study

  General consensuson being very important or essential
Component of yoga practice for reducing depression for reducing anxiety
Breath regulation Yes Yes
Postures Yes No*
Relaxation No Yes
Meditation No Yes
  1. *Note: there was general consensus that postures were a somewhat or very important, but less essential component for reducing anxiety.