American Study: Serious Yoga-Related Injuries Up

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A new U.S. study finds that while seri­ous yoga injuries are rare, they are on the rise. Here’s an excerpt from Health­Day Reporter, pub­lished on Web­MD: It’s a small num­ber com­pared to how many peo­ple prac­tice yoga, researchers said, and the odds of a seri­ous injury are low. How­ev­er, the study found that the rate of ER-treat­ed injuries increased over … Read More

The Perfect Yawn: Coordinating Breath and Movement

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Long before you took your first yoga class, your body already knew some­thing about co-ordi­­nat­ing breath and move­ment, thanks to the mech­a­nism of yawn­ing. We humans start prac­tis­ing this nascent form of yoga in utero, yet we are taught from an ear­ly age to sup­press our yawns for fear of caus­ing offence,” writes YuMee Chung, a self-described recov­er­ing lawyer who teach­es yoga in … Read More