Disco Yoga has come to London. Specifically, to Trapeze nightclub in Shoreditch, where downward dogs are being practised to the melodious tones of Barry White, Daft Punk and ‘Kung Fu Fighting’. (more…)
The number of men practising yoga is growing. According to the 2016 Yoga in America Study by Yoga Journal and the Yoga Alliance, of those practising yoga in America, 28 percent are men. Though that may not sound very high, it’s up significantly from the mere 17.8 percentage of men identified in the 2012 edition of the same study. (more…)
New research indicates that yoga can increase the thickness of the cortex – the brain’s language and memory control centre.
A recent study from Brazil has revealed evidence that regular yoga practice can help ‘train’ the brain. “In the same way as muscles, the brain develops through training”, says Elisa Kozasa of Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein in Sao Paolo, Brazil, who authored the research alongside eight colleagues. (more…)