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How I Overcame The “I Don’t Want To Go To Yoga” Feeling

I remember during my yoga teacher training being in tears. A lot. At the time I had no idea why, and I went through a range of emotions such as shame, anger, fear, embarrassment and annoyance. I woke up in the morning and often thought, “I don’t want to go to yoga.” I did go […]

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The Brain
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Yoga Literally Builds Up The Brain

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

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