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hatha yoga

  • n  yogic exercises (popular in the West) that combine difficult postures (which force the mind to withdraw from the outside world) with controlled breathing
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  • A 20-minute yoga session may boost your brain power
    Yogis may be enjoying a surprising benefit when they unroll their mats and strike a pose. A new study finds that just 20 minutes of hatha yoga stimulates brain function.
    June 10, 2013 - The Milpitas Post
  • Yoga improved brain function better than aerobic exercise
    CHAMPAIGN, Ill., June 7 (UPI) -- A single 20-minute session of Hatha yoga improved brain function better than moderate to vigorous aerobic exercise, U.S. researchers say.
    June 7, 2013 - UPI
  • 20 Minutes of Yoga Can Tone Mind As Well As Body
    New research suggests a 20-minute session of yoga speeds brain function, specifically the ability to maintain focus and take in, retain and use new information. Investigators discovered that a single session of Hatha yoga significantly improved participants’ speed and accuracy on tests of working memory and inhibitory control. The improvement in brain function exceeded the [...]
    June 7, 2013 - Psych Central

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