Several scientific studies have found the positive effects of yoga on those with anxiety. Anxiety refers to distress or uneasiness of mind caused by fear of danger or misfortune in the dictionary. Everybody experiences anxiety at various points in their life but when this anxiety is excessive persistent disruptive or out of context it is considered a problem. In psychiatry anxiety disorder is an umbrella term to describe various forms of mental disorders characterized by excessive worrying uneasiness apprehension and fear. Here is how yoga with its clearly defined poses and breathing techniques can help you deal with anxiety better.