The Neuroscience of Yoga and Meditation presents a comprehensive review of scientific research on the effects of yoga and meditation on the brain. The author offers tools for interpreting scientific literature and explores the current limitations in studying these practices. She also includes examples of mediations and movement routines that activate the brain to decrease stress and improve well-being.
The Neuroscience of Yoga and Meditation is a must-have for any yoga teacher, yoga therapist, or yoga student who is interested in how contemplative practices affect the brain.
“This is a must-have resource! I learned so much and am excited to apply this to my yoga teaching. This is one I’ll return to again and again.”
— Jessica M.
“This is a must-read for anyone who wants to learn more about the science behind the fascinating connection between the body and mind. Filled with approachable tips and insights, readers will gain a fundamental understanding of how yoga can optimize brain and body health.”
— Ariana R., founder of Yoga Research & Beyond
The author does not oversell data that doesn’t clinically exist. This book is helpful to read for general brain and body awareness, even without a consistent yoga/med practice.”
— Christine A.