Yoga Therapy

Power Poses

Yet another fascinating TED talk.  The Yoga Sutras claim that yoga lets you uncover your true Self.  This research about the psychological effects of body posture offers an interesting way to understand that claim, and adds to the list of potential benefits of asana practice.

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  1. irene says:

    And while I’m on my soap box, I can’t leave this topic without pointing out how gendered these poses are. Girls and women are specifically taught to sit with their legs crossed and stay small and contained, while boys and men are specifically taught _not_ to.

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