How Yoga Affects The Brain

Posted by on Dec 10, 2013 in Yoga and the brain

As a psychotherapist and a yoga teacher and student I am very interested in how yoga affects the brain. Why do I feel so calm and peaceful after practicing yoga? How does regular yoga practice make my life seem more manageable and give me a greater sense of confidence? An avid exerciser, I’ve noticed that I experience these benefits more so with yoga than other types of exercise, such as running or lifting weights. As it turns out there happens to be some research on...

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