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Dr. Timothy McCall reacts to William Broad’s latest article

You have probably heard of the book The Science of Yoga, in which author William Broad discussed the potential dangers of practicing yoga. The publication of this book created a large discussion in the yoga community and beyond. With the

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the squirrels know: nuts for winter nourishment

A friend once told me her grandmother always said to eat a walnut a day because it’s good for your brain.  Given the brain-like look of the nut, I remember thinking this seemed logical.  Little did I know at the

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cow pose (bitilasana) cat and cow exercise video

Cow Pose, or Bitilasana in Sanskrit, is a perfect warm-up pose before any yoga session, a gentle tool for relaxation or a quick stretch when your lower back is hurting. This pose is complemented by Cat Pose, which gives the

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yoga proven effective for heart rhythm disorder

If you have the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation, you now have the go-ahead to practice yoga from a new study by the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. This condition is often the cause of stroke and the

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should yoga journal fight for worker’s rights or stay out of It?

This year’s San Francisco Yoga Journal Conference came with some controversy. During the conference, hotel workers were protesting the Hyatt hotel where the conference was taking place. The hotel protest was part of an ongoing global campaign in reference to

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cat pose (marjaryasana) what can we learn from our beloved pets?

Cats know the benefits of a good stretch and yoga has mimicked them with Cat Pose. This pose, also known as Marjaryasana in Sanskrit, is a very gentle and low-impact pose that is the perfect back stretch after sitting too

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