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Could Yoga be BAD for you?

Could Yoga be BAD for you?

New research from the University of Sydney suggests that yoga is just as dangerous as any other sport – but is that the whole picture?

Could Yoga be BAD for you?
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Yoga has long been seen as the softer alternative to high intensity sports, but a new study from the University of Sydney suggests that yoga is more dangerous than we think. (more…)

Poppy Pickles

Researchers Just Learned Something New About Tree Pose

Researchers Just Learned Something New About Tree Pose
Image Credit: Ian Bothwell on Flickr.
Image Credit: Ian Bothwell on Flickr.

I shall never forget the first time that I saw a fellow student standing stock still in Tree Pose, or vrksasana. I marvelled at how they seemed to effortlessly defy gravity and all I could do was wonder how they did it. Well, let me tell you about some fascinating new research from India I have just read that goes some way to explaining the mysteries of that beautifully balanced vrksasana. (more…)

Sally Schofield