Posted by: yoga librarian | June 26, 2014

New Study Shows Yoga Has Healing Powers

National Geographic Daily News reports on several new studies on the healing powers of yoga.

  • In a study of 200 breast cancer survivors who had not practiced yoga before the study, the group that had practiced yoga reported less fatigue and higher levels of vitality three months after treatment had ended. The study was led by Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, professor of psychiatry and psychology at Ohio State University, and published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
  • In research that has not yet been published, Maryanna Klatt, an associate professor of clinical family medicine at Ohio State University found that 160 third graders in low-income areas who practiced yoga with their teacher had self-reported improvements in attention.

Read the full article>> New Study Shows Yoga Has Healing Powers.

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