Does yoga actually cut back stress? Can we really feel happier after meditating simply 10 minutes a day? How about smarter? Your Mind on Yoga presents the newest, cutting-edge research that present the bodily and psychological advantages of yoga and meditation. Writer Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, Ph.D, assistant professor of Drugs at Harvard Medical Faculty and licensed Kundalini Yoga teacher, has performed medical analysis on of yoga and meditation for greater than a decade. He gives compelling scientific proof about how yoga and meditation can change our brains, and our lives, by:
• Lowering stress that makes us appear and feel older than our years.
• Making the components of the mind liable for reminiscence develop stronger and sharper.
• Elevating our temper and enhancing our non secular outlook, giving us a way of peace and calm.
Your Mind on Yoga explains how a daily apply can cut back your coronary heart fee and blood strain, enhance lung capability, and assist deal with situations corresponding to anxiousness, despair, and insomnia. This e-book may even aid you discover the fitting type of yoga for you with data on the preferred practices at present from Ashtanga to Vinyasa.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, PhD has been totally engaged in fundamental and medical analysis on the effectiveness of yoga and meditation practices in bettering bodily and psychological well being for over 10 years. He has additionally practiced a yoga life-style for over 40 years and is a licensed Kundalini Yoga teacher. He’s the Director of Analysis for the Kundalini Analysis Institute, Analysis Director of the Kripalu Heart for Yoga and Well being and an Assistant Professor of Drugs at Harvard Medical Faculty at Brigham and Ladies’s Hospital.
He has been concerned in efficacy research of yoga for quite a few situations together with persistent insomnia and anxiousness issues. His present research embrace medical trials of yoga for post-traumatic stress dysfunction and persistent stress and ongoing analysis funded by the Kripalu Heart for Yoga and Well being evaluating a yoga program throughout the educational curriculum of public colleges to find out the advantages in psychological well being traits corresponding to perceived stress, resilience, emotion regulation and anxiousness.
Dr. Khalsa routinely interacts internationally with different yoga researchers and he’s actively working with the Worldwide Affiliation of Yoga Therapists to advertise the sector of analysis on yoga remedy. For the over 5 years he has additionally been educating an elective course at Harvard Medical Faculty in Thoughts-Physique Drugs.
Jodie Gould is an award-winning author and creator of eight books, together with Stunning Mind, Stunning You. Her articles have appeared in quite a few nationwide publications and websites. She has a grasp’s diploma from the Columbia Graduate Faculty of Journalism, the place she was awarded a Pulitzer Fellowship and Alfred I. duPont Fellowship.