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2012-02-23 11:00:00

Thriving Yoga launches DVDs for at-home yoga practice aimed at improving the quality of life for heart disease and cancer patients. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 23, 2012 While searching for holistic ways of supplementing traditional medicine to help her mother in her 23-year battle with metastasized cancer, Thriving Yoga founder Kate Lubenesky uncovered multiple medical studies highlighting the significant health benefits of yoga for patients with chronic illness. Studies by major medical...

2012-02-20 19:00:00

Week of free meditation sessions offered as part of global efforts to share health benefits of yoga and meditation Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 The week of February 20-26 in Houston TX and across the country, Isha Foundation, a nonprofit volunteer-run organization dedicated to raising human consciousness, will conduct Health and Yoga Awareness Week to share the health benefits of yoga and meditation. As part of the initiative, the foundation will offer free sessions in which...

2011-11-01 09:26:59

Yoga can provide more effective treatment for chronic lower back pain than more conventional methods, according to the UK's largest ever study into the benefits of yoga. The study, led by the University of York and funded by Arthritis Research UK, found that people offered a specially-designed 12-week yoga program experienced greater improvements in back function and more confidence in performing everyday tasks than those offered conventional forms of GP care. The research focused on...

2011-02-27 00:01:45

Obiturary notice of a global spiritual teacher known as Mother to so many. Genova (PRWEB) February 25, 2011 H.H. Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi, founder of Sahaja Yoga and recognised by many as the most important spiritual figure of our times, passed away Wednesday, 23rd February in Genova, Italy. Born in India on March 21 1923, Shri Mataji's unique spiritual predisposition was immediately apparent to all who met her, including Mahatma Gandhi. Together with her family she was deeply committed to...

2005-12-20 09:00:00

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People plagued by chronic lower backaches may find some relief in yoga class, researchers reported Monday. Their study of 101 adults with persistent low back pain found that a gentle yoga class seemed to be a better alternative to either general exercise or a self-help book. Though people in the exercise class eventually improved to a similar degree as their yoga-practicing counterparts, yoga class brought quicker results. It's possible that yoga's...

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2005-12-20 00:50:00

By Amy Norton NEW YORK -- People plagued by chronic lower backaches may find some relief in yoga class, researchers reported Monday. Their study of 101 adults with persistent low back pain found that a gentle yoga class seemed to be a better alternative to either general exercise or a self-help book. Though people in the exercise class eventually improved to a similar degree as their yoga-practicing counterparts, yoga class brought quicker results. It's possible that yoga's benefits for both...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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