Is your child feeling bogged down by academic pressure or social anxiety? Yoga at school will help

Yoga and mindfulness activities at school can help improve emotional health of children with anxiety, according to a study. Researchers at Tulane University worked with a public school in New Orleans to add mindfulness and yoga to the school’s existing empathy-based programming for students needing supplementary support. Third graders, who were screened for symptoms of […]

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Yoga may benefit people suffering from high blood pressure and sugar

Suffering from increased blood pressure and high blood sugar? One year of yoga training may help, a new study suggests. According to the researchers from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, one year of yoga training decreased pro-inflammatory adipokines – signalling proteins released by fat tissue – and increased an anti-inflammatory adipokine in adults with metabolic […]

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Are you suffering from depression? Yoga may help to reduce the symptoms

If you are suffering from depression, yoga can complement traditional therapies and help reduce the symptoms of the mental disorder, researchers claim. “Yoga has become increasingly popular in the West, and many new yoga practitioners cite stress reduction and other mental health concerns as their primary reason for practising,” said Lindsey Hopkins from the San Francisco […]

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Week 2: The yoga challenge

Build your core Last week, we did the single- and double-leg raises and cycling as part of an eight-week yoga challenge to help build core strength. As we explained, a strong core protects the internal organs and enhances balance and stability, preventing falls and injuries during sports or other activities. If you have time, do […]

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worldwide Yoga Day: embody Yoga to Age Gracefully, Say specialists

Yoga may not come up with immortality but this ancient subject of bringing union among the body, mindand spirit can really help you combat age – each physical and intellectual, say health and well-beingprofessionals.”In my exercise in India and abroad i’ve visible numerous cases where my customershave gotten better via normal yoga, pranayam and meditation,” […]

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