Aug 21, 2014 — He practiced to improve his own health. Then he spread the word about yoga to the world. His excellent English helped. So did his use of props like blocks and belts.
May 2, 2014 — The reasons we go to yoga are many, from building strength to finding calm. But a teacher's style might add to your stress level. Is it OK to abandon class? Or are there reasons to stick it out?
Feb 27, 2014 — At a Maryland workshop, doctors learn how yoga techniques can help patients with a range of health problems. The doctors also get continuing education credits for the classes.
Jan 29, 2014 — Cancer patients and survivors are told to exercise, but the disease and treatments can leave them with overwhelming fatigue. Yoga may be a gentle way to get moving, a study reports, with breast cancer survivors who did yoga saying they had less fatigue than women who did not.
Jan 15, 2014 — Aerobic exercise reduces the risk of diabetes. But it looks like muscle-strengthening exercises help, too, according to the Nurses Health Studies. Even supposedly lighter forms of exercise like yoga and stretching reduced women's risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
Jul 1, 2013 — The decision came after some parents in the San Diego area sued the Encinitas Union School District to stop yoga classes because they believed the ancient Indian practice had religious overtones. An attorney for the patents said they'd likely appeal.
Aug 7, 2012 — Yoga instructor Dara Brown trains students at Columbia College and together they go out and try to help middle-school girls deal with the stresses of every day life.
Aug 23, 2010 — The Indian government has recruited scholars and yogis in a quest to keep yoga in the public domain.