This is Your Brain on Yoga:
12 Scientifically Proven Ways Yoga & Meditation Help Nourish The Body, Brain, and Spirit
An easy, low cost, natural practice can help boost brain power and make us healthier and more spiritually attuned as we age. It can also bring happiness, improve our quality of life, and reduce some of the staggering health costs of our time.
Curious what that practice is?
For the past 20 years, the Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation (ARPF) has organized, helped design, and funded innovative research on a simple 12-minute singing yoga meditation called Kirtan Kriya. This work has specifically focused on reducing risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease and the enhancement of total brain fitness. To determine the benefits, these studies included well-recognized methods to measure aspects of brain health and brain scans such as SPECT and fMRI, as well as sophisticated memory and blood tests.
What are the results so far? What are the...