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How Yoga Helped Me Transcend Sexual Violence

The energy in that room is nothing short of magic. It is a beautiful process to be a part of and I am humbled.<p>"Energy held in immobility can be transformed ... contrary to popular belief, trauma can be healed -- in many cases without long hours of therapy; without the painful reliving of memories, …

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Yoga may help women ease PTSD symptoms

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women enrolled in a small study reported a reduction in symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after a series of yoga classes.<p>However, women in a comparison group that didn’t take the classes also reported a similar decline in symptoms, researchers found.<p>“The …

The Mental Benefits of Yoga

There's legitimate science as to why it's the workout that could be the secret to discovering a calmer you.<p>Although yoga was once considered glorified stretching by workout diehards, this has changed drastically since the recent rise in heart rate-raising hybrid classes (like those that incorporate …

Yoga Is The Perfect Exercise For Fat Dudes

By Matt Hershberger,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/RJkv4r<p>When I returned to the United States after living abroad for a year, I immediately gained …

15 Million Americans Struggle With This Medical Condition -- And A New Study Shows How Yoga Could Help

Urinary incontinence affects more than 15 million men and women in the U.S. not just medically, but emotionally and psychologically. Now a small new study shows that a pelvic-health-focused yoga practice could help people with the condition to gain more control of their urge to go.<p>People with …

Yoga may help manage blood pressure, but more research needed

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doing yoga may help reduce blood pressure among people with hypertension, a new analysis of past studies suggests.<p>Participants perform the tree pose as they take a yoga class taught by twelve-year-old certified yoga instructor Jaysea DeVoe at the Bergamot Spa in …

Study: How Yoga Alters Genes

Alternative therapies meant to help us "break the train of everyday thinking" have effects on a cellular level.<p>RelaxingMusic/Flickr<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> The flight or fight response -- the natural response to stress -- essentially puts the nervous system in overdrive. So it's no surprise that its opposite …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

WISE 2013: The role of technology in education

Does more progress in technology mean the end of teachers and how important is it to teach science and technology ? These are the two main debates at this years’ World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) in Dohar.<p>The majority of experts think technology is a useful tool, but teachers are the …

This Is Why You Should Stop Thinking About Learning Languages But Start To Learn Now

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

iSchool Unlocks E-Learning in the Developing World

LUSAKA, Zambia — Rachel Ngongola's second grade class at the Tico Community School is learning to count multiples of 10 on a Wednesday morning in …

These Big-Eyed Fish Are Vacuuming Up Our Plastic Pollution At Night

A tiny fish with a nightly fix for plastic may be one of the culprits.<p>As University of Western Australia Oceans Institute director Carlos Duarte …

Pollution

Fifth of wine sold worldwide is 'fake'

A fifth of global wine sales involve forgeries, it has been claimed, a day after a Frenchman was jailed for selling fake Grand Crus labels to an unsuspecting Bordeaux collector<p>Counterfeit wine accounts for some 20 per cent of international sales, according to unofficial wine industry estimates …

Human behaviour: is it all in the brain – or the mind?

You've seen the headlines: This is your brain on love. Or God. Or envy. Or happiness. And they're reliably accompanied by pictures of colour-drenched …