Heart rate variability is increasingly acknowledged as a health variable that can offer insights into how healthy you are and how well you deal with stress. Learn more about this important biomarker and preliminary studies on how it is affected by yoga practice. 

Yoga Enhances Mood and Well-being for MS Patients Study Shows

As yoga instructors, we have often seen a student’s peaceful smile after practice, but to experience the exhilaration felt by my Yoga Moves MS students is truly inspiring. It is no wonder that two recent... Read more
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Yoga for a Healthy Heart - A New Research Review Charts the Benefits of Yoga on Markers of Heart Health

According to a new, comprehensive review of yoga research, reviews, and meta-analyses published in Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice , the field of yoga research has grown exponentially in the past... Read more
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Preventing Type 2 Diabetes - Can Yoga Help Reduce Major Risk Factors?

The incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus is skyrocketing, affecting more than 300 million people worldwide. This had lead to extensive efforts to understand and prevent the disease. Now, new research... Read more

Vagus Nerve Activity May Impact Cancer Prognosis

What gives people greater resilience in the face of life-threatening illness like cancer? Researchers now believe that vagal nerve activity may contribute to enhanced health and longer life expectancy for... Read more

Yoga for Every Body: Practicing with a Disability

Yoga is challenging. No doubt about it. It pushes us mentally and physically. It forces us to dig deep and find strength, and it forces us to accept who we are and where we are. On the flip side, when we push... Read more

Yoga For Heart Health

Those familiar with yoga understand that the practice works with individuals as whole people–body, mind and soul. Yoga is also coming into the medical mainstream, with the medical world beginning to recognize... Read more