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How does the physical practice of yoga, compared with meditation, affect your brain? In a recent fMRI study, researchers observed greater resting state functional connectivity (i.e., an index of brain… Read More→
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In this week’s Yoga Basics roundup you’ll find everything from yogis and Elmo exploring their bellies, to mindfulness master Jon Kabat-Zinn on Super Soul Sunday. A few other links connect you… Read More→
As six former students move forward with civil lawsuits against Bikram Choudhury for sexual assault and rape, the embattled teacher has again broken his silence. After three years of controversy,… Read More→
Mindfulness programs are increasingly viewed as solutions to a host of workplace afflictions, from worker absenteeism to the perils of multitasking, impaired productivity and healthcare utilization/costs. While mindfulness has been… Read More→
This week’s Yoga Basics Link Roundup features a collection of articles on how well yoga complements other sports, and vice versa. We’ve also got a post on why Child’s Pose is awesome, another… Read More→
After winter’s holiday indulgences and kapha-aggravating weather, spring is an ideal time for a fresh start. But forget what you’ve heard about celebrity fads and crazy crash diets. From the… Read More→
Let’s face it: Technology has long been a part of yoga. Though once practiced by loincloth-clad men seeking spiritual enlightenment, this ancient practice has integrated technology at almost every turn.Our… Read More→
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