Category Archives: INVESTIGATING YOGA

Yoga Makes a Better Brain

When we examine how our brain works, we can see how a yoga practice lends itself to our learning better.  It’s good for everything from exams to aging. Further Reading

Yoga Makes a Better Brain

When we examine how our brain works, we can see how a yoga practice lends itself to our learning better.  It’s good for everything from exams to aging. Further Reading

What Can Yoga Do for Stress?

When we think about the fight-or-flight response, and yoga’s role in teaching us the relaxation response, there are a multitude of resources.  I have come to best understand this through the following books:       Further Reading: Annotations for

What Can Yoga Do for Stress?

When we think about the fight-or-flight response, and yoga’s role in teaching us the relaxation response, there are a multitude of resources.  I have come to best understand this through the following books:       Further Reading: Annotations for

Human History is Active

This illustrates how humans structured their day for the majority of the existence of the species.  Agriculture and industry added more work hours, and perhaps increased physical activity further.  Today, we still have longer work hours, but over the past

Human History is Active

This illustrates how humans structured their day for the majority of the existence of the species.  Agriculture and industry added more work hours, and perhaps increased physical activity further.  Today, we still have longer work hours, but over the past

Read More: Meant to Move

Here’s the annotations for our March/April infographic: “Researchers are beginning to suspect that even if you engage in regular exercise daily, it may not be enough to counteract the effects of too much sitting during the rest of the day.”

Read More: Meant to Move

Here’s the annotations for our March/April infographic: “Researchers are beginning to suspect that even if you engage in regular exercise daily, it may not be enough to counteract the effects of too much sitting during the rest of the day.”

How a Yoga Class Empowers you to Move

Our next  inquiry is how the human body is meant to move.  We’re all pretty well aware of the harms that have grown over the past fifty years… no need to dwell upon the scary, life-threatening risks too much.  Let’s

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How a Yoga Class Empowers you to Move

Our next  inquiry is how the human body is meant to move.  We’re all pretty well aware of the harms that have grown over the past fifty years… no need to dwell upon the scary, life-threatening risks too much.  Let’s

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Thought Ruts: Change your Habits about People

There’s a lot of thought patterns we activate when we interact with others. Here’s a take on cognitive errors mixed with some of the mental habits we try to cultivate through yoga– and mindfulness in general. If you’re interested in

Thought Ruts: Change your Habits about People

There’s a lot of thought patterns we activate when we interact with others. Here’s a take on cognitive errors mixed with some of the mental habits we try to cultivate through yoga– and mindfulness in general. If you’re interested in

Thought Ruts: Change your Habit of Perspective

Here’s a take on cognitive errors mixed with some of the mental habits we try to cultivate through yoga– and mindfulness in general. If you’re interested in the cognitive-behavioral approach, the best source is Feeling Good by David Burns.  I’ve

Thought Ruts: Change your Habit of Perspective

Here’s a take on cognitive errors mixed with some of the mental habits we try to cultivate through yoga– and mindfulness in general. If you’re interested in the cognitive-behavioral approach, the best source is Feeling Good by David Burns.  I’ve

What is Neuroplasticity?

Neuroplasicity is good news for habits.  Once we realize that all of our behaviors and thoughts leave lines on the map of our brain, we can thicken the lines we want and allow the ones we don’t to fade. For

What is Neuroplasticity?

Neuroplasicity is good news for habits.  Once we realize that all of our behaviors and thoughts leave lines on the map of our brain, we can thicken the lines we want and allow the ones we don’t to fade. For