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Yoga And Brain Function

Posted by on Oct 16, 2016 in Meditation, Yoga and Brain, Yoga and Healing

Can a consistent yoga practice change the brain? I’ve heard many spiritual teachers claim just that in regards to this still mysterious organ. It’s apparent in my Ashtanga practice, that the benefits have been plentiful. Yoga has improved my clarity of mind, tremendously reduced anxiety and depression, and all but eliminated my chronic insomnia. This is no small accomplishment considering I tried many alternative therapies for years with no avail. The Research Says… An...

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A Headstand a Day Makes You Smarter?

Posted by on May 24, 2013 in Yoga Asanas

SIRSHASANA Shirsha = head Asana = posture Up is down and down is up. Everything in your body that you controlled is now inverted and you lose your balance for a moment. Orientation is also lost but then you….are standing on your head for the first time and it is awesome. Sirshansan, or Headstand, is often called the King of the asanas. Queen or King, it doesn’t really matter. The precious asana is said to make you smarter. Is that true and, if so, how can that be? It is...

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