Baxter Bell M.D. is a full-time yoga therapist, yoga therapy teacher and frequent presenter at conferences and workshops. He is a board member of the International Association of Yoga Therapy, (IAYT), and the co-founder and writer for the popular “Yoga for Healthy Aging” blog where he shares his knowledge of medical conditions, anatomy, and yoga with practitioners and teachers across the world.

Yoga and Meditation Boost Brain Function In Aging Adults New Study Shows

Most of us experience some signs of decreased mental function as we age. Now, a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease shows that weekly yoga and daily meditation practice may boost memory... Read more

Free Online Yoga - Practice Online with Leading Yoga Teachers in YogaUOnline's Free 21-Day Yoga Challenge

If fitting in more yoga is one of your longer term goals, here's a nice treat to get you started! Join YogaUOnline's Free 21-Day Yoga Challenge and practice online with leading yoga teachers! Finding time for... Read more

Top 10 Tips for Increasing Well-being and Happiness - Insights from 2015 Research

What did we learn in 2015 about how to improve well-being, stay happy, mindful, and healthy? Here are some of the key findings from research studies. Insight #1: Experiencing awe makes us, well, awesome... Read more
yoga for osteoporosis - New York Times

Study Indicates Yoga Can Prevent Osteoporosis-Related Bone Loss

Osteoporosis is a tremendous health concern for women over 50, causing more than 700,000 spinal fractures and more than 300,000 hip fractures each year in the United States alone. It is well known that weight-... Read more
yoga and body image

Yoga and Body Image: How Yoga Can Help You Make Friends with Your Body

We’ve all heard about the amazing benefits that yoga offers the human body, from strength and balance to relaxation and better sleep. The effects of yoga are a trending research topic; so far, studies have... Read more

Balancing Inner and Outer - Iyengar Yoga Teacher Dona Holleman on the Benefits of Centered Yoga

Our daily life is for the majority spent in the outgoing mode, which can make us aggressive and harried. There is that other mode of being that is available to everyone, and that is of vital health to the mind... Read more