Browsing Archive: June, 2012

Yoga Helps Older Women Balance, Stand Taller

Posted by Scott White on Thursday, June 21, 2012,


Elderly women showed measurable improvements in their walking speed and balance after a nine-week yoga program and they gained a centimeter in height, on average, Philadelphia researchers report.

"The only explanation may be that they are standing more upright, not so much crouching," study chief Dr. Jinsup Song of Temple University told Reuters Health. Song presented the findings April 4 at the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society's Annual Meeting.

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Surfing and Yoga

Posted by Scott White on Friday, June 8, 2012,

Tom Carroll is one of Australia’s greatest surfing champions.  His introduction to yoga by teacher Simon Buttonshaw was one of the turning points in Tom’s career. Both men see an intrinsic connection between yoga and surfing and in this article discuss their views and experiences with Greg Wythes.

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