Category Archives: Yoga

A Neuroscientist Explains How Meditation Changes Your Brain

‘A group of Harvard neuroscientists interested in mindfulness meditation have reported that brain structures change after only eight weeks of meditation practice. The lead author said: “It is fascinating to see the brain’s plasticity and that, by practicing meditation, we … Continue reading

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Big-time bankers seek edge on the yoga mat

Bankers, traders and fund managers are practicing yoga in order to build their mental faculties and improve their ability to focus, claiming that it can serve them well at work. “The life of a trader is wrought with self-doubt and … Continue reading

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Super Bowl champ’s secrets

Yoga, meditation, organic food, caring? Is this (American) football? “It’s only the beginning of what the Seahawks intend to be a total revamp of the way a football franchise approaches the physical and mental well-being of everyone in the organization. … Continue reading

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Yoga at Work

Every year, South African companies lose billions of Rands due to illness-induced absenteeism. Much of this can be directly attributed to the physical and mental effects of a society that is overworked and constantly neurotic about deadlines, money and other … Continue reading

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Stress Bad, Mindfulness Good

Stress is bad. In the immediate moment and over the long term, stress attacks your ability to think by shrinking your mental capacity.  The effect of stress on mental capacity has been studied in many different forms. You can look … Continue reading

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Example of an elastic environment — space not limited to one idea or population

If we have to build parking garages, we might as well use them for yoga and weddings 11 11 is a “premium parking garage” in Miami Beach, Fla. It’s also the only parking garage we’ve ever heard of that’s seriously … Continue reading

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Marines learn meditation and yoga to help reduce stress

The U.S. Marine Corps, known for turning out some of the military’s toughest warriors, is studying how to make its troops even tougher through meditative practices, yoga-type stretching and exercises based on mindfulness. Facing a record suicide rate and thousands … Continue reading

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