Category Archives: Research

Yoga Research in Anxiety Disorders

Yoga Research in Anxiety Disorders

The practice of Yoga is designed to quiet the mind. The lungs expand and rest, expand and rest. The slow, even breaths bring needed oxygen to every cell in the body. The muscles stretch, expand and rest, become more elastic. … Full Story

Yoga Research Archive 2007-2008

Yoga Research Archive 2007-2008

Research on the therapeutic benefits of Yoga has gradually expanded. This research can help Yoga teachers and therapists attain a deeper understanding of the practice of Yoga. The articles listed below can be purchased on the online database PubMed. Full Story

Bipolar Disorder, Brain Chemistry and Yoga

Bipolar Disorder, Brain Chemistry and Yoga

A study published in May 2008 documented how Yoga can have a positive influence on a brain chemical that affects mood 1

In the study, several subjects did yoga for an hour while another group read. At the end of … Full Story

Yoga Eases Pain of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Yoga Eases Pain of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

CarpalA simple Yoga program — no drugs, no expensive equipment and no surgery — was better than conventional treatment at reducing pain and improving the hand strength of patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, according to a study at the University Full Story