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Yoga Alliance

We’re happy to see that Yoga Alliance is compiling yoga-related health research (including a section on yoga for mental health). Here’s the link to this excellent resource: https://www.yogaalliance.org/Learn/About_Yoga/Yoga_Research  
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Benefits of Meditation: 10 Science-Based Reasons To Start Meditating Today [Infographic]

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Holiday Gift Idea: The Art of Stillness

The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere Pico Iyer New York, TED Books, Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2014, pp. 74 (hbk) ISBN 978-1-4767-8472-4 This little gem of a book is perfect for a wide range of people on your holiday gift list.  The world traveller, the yogi, the busy/stressed parent, the overwhelmed executive –
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New Research Shows Significant Decrease in PTSD Symptoms with Yoga

There is no question that there is increasing awareness of the healing power of yoga in the context of mental health. Especially promising is our growing understanding of the potential benefits of yoga for people with histories of trauma, as well as those who have developed posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In the current issue of
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The Healing Potential of Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

A wise man once told me that few of us make it through life unscathed. He is right, of course. Childhood neglect and/or abuse, accidents, sexual assault, life-threatening illness, natural disasters, and war are examples of traumatic events that can impact the course and quality of one’s life. Most people have experienced at least one
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Benefits Of Breathing

The Benefits Of Breathing Check out this fantastic info graphic created by Emma Seppala, Ph.D. below! See the info graphic on Emma’s page here. We’d love to hear about your experiences with the alternate nostril breathing practice.      Sourced from: http://www.emmaseppala.com/benefits-breathing-scientific-benefits-breathinginfographic/#. U3KIo9y4nFL