Understanding Mood Disorders

Mood Disorders: Many Causes, Simplified Solutions

Improving the Mind-Body Connection

Do you or someone you know experience depression, Seasonal Affective Disorder, ADD/ADHD, PMS or an anxiety disorder? Chances are, you probably know a few.


Join us to learn about mood disorders and their intimate connection to gut health, inflammation, neurotransmitters and hormones, toxins, epigenetics, and nutrient deficiencies.


This 2-hour workshop will provide you with a clearer understanding of what causes mood disorders and ways to bring balance to the body to diminish them. You will also learn yoga postures and a simple journaling exercise to cultivate a greater sense of ease and well-being in your daily life.


Facts related to mood disorders:

  • 23% of women in their 40s and 50s take antidepressants (source: health.harvard.edu)
  • Antidepressants are the third most common prescribed drug in the US, being prescribed for many other conditions besides anxiety and depression.

Saturday March 28, 2015 1:00-3:00pm

Workshop presented by Jaclyn Downs:

Jaclyn Downs is a Board Certified Holistic Health Consultant that has had much success with supporting clients in lowering blood pressure, cholesterol, heartburn and other digestive problems. She bases her practice upon bio-individuality, as there is not a one-size-fits-all approach to diet, lifestyle or weight management. She shows clients how they can upgrade food and lifestyle choices in a pleasant, manageable and sustainable way, without counting calories or feeling deprivation.


Jaclyn received her Bachelor of Science from Drexel University and later became a Kripalu Certified yoga instructor in 2006. She also has certifications as a prenatal yoga instructor, birth doula and placenta encapsulation specialist. She has taken her nutrition and epigenetics knowledge and coupled it with her expertise in reproductive wellness to successfully help clients achieve healthy conception, pregnancy, and birth experiences.


Her websites are www.GetBalancedWellness.com and www.MothershipWellness.com

For More Info:

The fee is $30 for those who register by March 21, 2015 and $35 thereafter. Register by calling (717) 466-YOGA or sending an email to westendyogastudio@gmail.com