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    According to Ayurveda these healing foods support a healthy body, stimulate its repair and rejuvenate.

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    It may seem like a no-brainer to most yogis, but now the medical community agrees: yoga reduces hypertension. A study […]

  • Yoga for PMS

    New research shows that yoga can relieve both psychological and physical symptoms of premenstrual syndrome. It also appears yoga can lift levels of an antidepressant-like hormone, allopregnanolone, typically low in chronic sufferers. Dr. Ratna Sharma, a physiologist at the All…

  • Yoga for young patients

    Yoga is being used help children who have apraxia, a condition that affects their speech and fine motor skills. Patients don’t just do asanas, they also make sounds in coordination with their breathing. Yoga has also been used to help…

  • Asthma relief and more from breathing method

    The Papworth method, developed 40 years ago, has recently been proven to relieve asthma symptoms, depression and anxiety according to an article published in the journal Thorax. The technique includes a sequence of breathing and relaxation exercises developed in the…

  • This is your brain on yoga

    The findings of a new study conducted at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and McLean Hospital show that practicing yoga may elevate brain gamma-aminobutyric (GABA) levels. Low GABA levels are associated with depression, anxiety, epilepsy, and even Alzheimer’s. Complete…

  • Yoga for Menopause

    Yet another study that proves yoga does a body good: At Penn State they have found that women going through menopause who practice yoga feel better than those who don’t. Yoga was “effective in enhancing positive mood and decreasing negative…

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    Yoga Legend Speaks About Cancer

    It’s always shocking when someone is diagnosed with cancer. When that person has spent their life pursuing health, and teaching […]

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    Yoga For Energy: Use Your Nadis to Create Balance In The Spine

    Learn how yoga for energy can help you create balance through your sushumna nadi (around the spine) and get you energized.