Results of this study suggest that mental, as well as physical Qigong training, increases alpha activity and therefore induces a relaxed state of mind.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 112 foott tall bust of Adiyogi, the first yoga guru, consecrated by Isha Yoga Centre founder Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev at the foothills of Velliangiri mountains in Coimbatore district last Friday.
For decades, researchers have struggled to find an underlying cause, leading to an assumption by many doctors that it's 'not a real disease'. Now, Australian researchers have blown that myth wide open, showing for the first time that CFS is linked to a faulty cell receptor in immune cells.
A new Guardian article on the meaning of yoga.
Jamie Bristow, Director of the Mindfulness Initiative, has written this ingenious article on the place of mindfulness in the fourth industrial revolution.
A study into the effectiveness of a yoga program in the management of diabetes using community health workers in the urban slums of Bangalore.
New guidelines from the American College of Physicians (ACP) say that one should try yoga before medication for treating acute back pain.
School teachers have one of the most stressful jobs in the country. According to a 2012 Met Life survey, “Teacher satisfaction has declined to its lowest point in 25 years”
The first evidence of its kind that yoga can help to keep expectant mothers stress-free.
We are pleased to share a new study with you this morning which aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of yoga on the mental health status of elderly women residing in a hospice.
Systematic review of body-body programs for knee osteoarthritis.
The depiction of yoga in popular media.
We were SO HAPPY to come across this new review paper on alternative therapies, including yoga, for compulsive skin picking on Pubmed this morning :)
Research indicates that we are spending about 47% of our waking moments thinking about something other than what we are doing in that moment. This constant mind wandering can lead to unnecessary stress and anxiety according to the authors of this informative and well-researched article.
New study on yoga for curative cancer.
Here is a new piece of research: a single case study on the impact of yoga on vocal chord dysfunction.
Our very own Minded Yoga Therapy for the Mind Eight Week Course has just been studied - and the findings, released ahead of press, published on Pubmed!
In this new study, the effectiveness of an extended yoga program for women with a diagnosis of chronic PTSD was explored.
Many studies expound the benefits of mindfulness to children's health. Australia appear to be leading the way in this important area.
In this new study, first-time mothers were recruited from a Sure Start Community Centre and included in the study if they had a baby aged between 6 weeks to one-year-old
A summary of NICE Guidance on low back pain and sciatica has just been released in the British Medical Journal, alerting us to the wonderful fact that yoga is now expounded as a clear consideration in terms of treatment for this patient group :)
Mindfulness as a Protective Factor in Peer Victimisation
In this systematic review and meta-analysis, the potential benefits of yoga in chronic stroke care are explored.
There is a growing body of evidence to suggest that yoga can be beneficial, in a plethora of ways, to people struggling with food and body image issues.
This article highlights research showing that mindfulness literally alters our brains and how we engage with ourselves, others, our work and our lives as a whole.