Yoga could help asthma sufferers, research finds

Practising yoga could help asthma suffers breathe more easily, a new study has found. The Cochrane Review – an international healthcare non-profit organisation – suggests yoga can improve the quality of life for people who suffer with asthma. The review, published on Tuesday in the Cochrane Library, used randomised trials, which found evidence yoga can improve…

The Way Of The Yogi: Where Does Stress Come From?

  Have you ever wondered why you sometimes wake up and sail through your day without any sense of stress, frustration or angst – while on another day stress and angst seem to be the themes of your existence? Is it in the water? Are we just the victim of random events that propel us…

Meditation Really Does Lower Body’s Stress Signals

Meditation may help the body respond to stressful situations, according to a new study that took a rigorous look at how the practice affects people’s physiology when they’re under pressure. In the study, people with anxiety disorder took an eight-week course in mindfulness meditation, in which they learned to focus on the present moment and…

98-year-old woman

I think we can all agree: A 98-year-old woman still healthy and strong enough to teach yoga every day has a thing or two to teach us about life. Tao Porchon-Lynch, 98, is the oldest yoga teacher in the world, verified by Guinness World Records. She started practicing yoga as a child – nine decades…