Presence is my first and most important tool as a yoga teacher.
Mindfulness meditation may benefit older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), according to a small pilot study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
A message on the benefits of doing Kirtan Kriya meditation for stress management.
“We had not expected the meditators to be able to control their consciousness to such an extent.“ (Brain researcher Troels Kjær, The Kennedy Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark)
For all of these benefits, I hope to see yoga available to more and more of those whose lives are touched by memory disorders. With the baby boomers entering the age bracket that these diseases primarily target, there will be more and more individuals along with their caregivers, who could truly benefit from it.
Yet another article on the science behind Kirtan Kriya (KK) meditation and improved cognition!
Research shows an ancient practice can improve cognitive and emotional health.
A review analyzing the results of 22 randomized clinical trials has found that yoga practice can improve many aspects of physical and mental health among older adults.
Want to learn to meditate but need a little guidance?
When we meditate, we inject far-reaching and long-lasting benefits into our lives: We lower our stress levels, we get to know our pain, we connect better, we improve our focus, and we’re kinder to ourselves.