The Science of Yoga
The Risks and the Rewards
Yoga is taking the world by storm. Individuals worldwide attest to its profound physiological and psychological effects-but which of these claims are backed up by science?
Scientific studies have been able to bust yoga myths while also lending credence to its benefits. The Science of Yoga separates facts from fiction, exploring the many positive effects that yoga has on mind and body, while also investigating its potential drawbacks.
You will learn:
- About yoga's effect on the nervous, circulatory, and respiratory systems
- Why yoga may not be the best exercise for weight loss
- The potential benefits of yoga for people who experience mental health issues.