Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Very interesting – some compelling food for thought on modern technology “Make no mistake: email, Facebook- and Twitter-checking constitute a neural addiction…” In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains…

Dads Do Yoga Too!

This is an authentic description of the centrality of the role yoga plays in one man’s life which I think many will relate to.   by Peter Bertero For as long as I can remember, I have been trying to find a way to make each day count, to live each day as if it…

Yoga Therapy for Your Knees

Excellent article about knee problems With a simple anatomy lesson, isometric exercises, and attention to alignment in standing poses, you can undo chronic pain in your knees. BY Doug Keller ON September 25, 2013 If you have chronic pain in your knees, if they “snap, crackle, and pop” when you bend or extend them, or…

BKS Iyengar – obituary

This is a very balanced tribute which includes a compelling film showing Mr Iyengar teaching in Pune   BKS Iyengar was an Indian yoga teacher who popularised the 3,000-year-old practice among disciples across the world after ‘retuning’ the violinist Yehudi Menuhin BKS Iyengar as a young man  20 Aug 2014 BKS Iyengar, who has died…