Modern day scientific and medical researchers are now discovering what yogis have known for thousands of years, that yoga practices bring many benefits for health and wellness. Below is just a sampling of the many academic research and popular media articles addressing the rapidly developing scientific research on conscious breathing, meditation, and yoga movement practices.
Using Nervous System-Informed, Trauma Sensitive Yoga as an Intervention for Trauma and Related Diagnoses, Joann Lutz, Embodied Philosophy March 5, 2019.
Yoga Therapy and Polyvagal Theory: The Convergence of Traditional Wisdom and Contemporary Neuroscience for Self-Regulation and Resilience. Sullivan, Marlysa B. et al., Front. Hum. Neuroscience, 27 February 2018.
Hemispheric EEG Related to Alternate Nostril Breathing, Shirley Telles*, Ram Kumar Gupta, Arti Yadav, Shivangi Pathak and Acharya Balkrishna,Telles et al. BMC Res Notes (2017) 10:306 DOI 10.1186/s13104-017-2625-6 (2017).
Yoga meditation practitioners exhibit greater gray matter volume and fewer reported cognitive failures: results of a preliminary voxel-based morphometric analysis., Evidence Based Complement and Alternative Medicine, Froeliger B, Garland EL, McClernon FJ.
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