Harvard Health Books

Your Brain on Yoga

Sat Bir Singh Khalsa PhD

Does yoga really reduce stress? Can we feel happier after meditating just 10 minutes a day? How about smarter? Your Brain on Yoga presents the latest, cutting-edge studies that show the physical and psychological benefits of yoga and meditation. Author Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, Ph.D, assistant professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and certified Kundalini Yoga instructor, has conducted clinical research on of yoga and meditation for more than a decade. He offers compelling scientific evidence about how yoga and meditation can change our brains, and our lives, by:

  • Reducing stress that makes us look and feel older than our years.
  • Making the parts of the brain responsible for memory grow stronger and sharper.
  • Elevating our mood and enhancing our spiritual outlook, giving us a sense of peace and calm.

Your Brain on Yoga explains how a regular practice can reduce your heart rate and blood pressure, increase lung capacity, and help treat conditions such as anxiety, depression, and insomnia. This book will also help you find the right style of yoga for you with information on the most popular practices today from Ashtanga to Vinyasa.

 

File Size: 174 KB
Print Length: 52 pages
Publisher: RosettaBooks (December 17, 2012)
Language: English
ASIN: B00AQ29ADA

Your Brain on Yoga - book trailer

Your Brain on Yoga presents the latest, cutting-edge studies that show the physical and psychological benefits of yoga and meditation. Author Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, Ph.D, assistant professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and certified Kundalini Yoga instructor, has conducted clinical research on of yoga and meditation for more than a decade.

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