How To Apply

Blu Matter Project is conducting an ongoing research project and is currently recruiting participants. It is a randomized control trial to understand how yoga adherence is affected by social support and community involvement for individuals with depression and/or bipolar disorder.

Blu Matter Project welcomes all individuals currently diagnosed with depression and/or bipolar disorder to download the application. If you would like to apply and meet the eligibility requirements, please return the application to us by mail or email.

Upon receiving your application, a member of our project team will contact you with more information regarding the study.

Please click here to download the application form.


  • 20 years of age and over
  • Interest in practicing yoga
  • Able to commit to 2-3 yoga classes each week at IAM Yoga (downtown Toronto) for 6 months
  • Able to commit to full study including yoga classes, a monthly meeting and monthly questionnaires

Along with your completed application a letter from your physician or treatment facility is required that confirms you have been diagnosed with Depression and/or Bipolar Disorder.

It is important to note that Blu Matter Project recognizes that Depressive Disorders emerge on a continuum. However, general guidelines are required to ensure the project’s efficacy.

For other ways to benefit or get involved with Blu Matter Project, please send us a message through the form on the right

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