Yoga’s health benefits

PranaJournal.com reader Kelly Sonora tipped me off to an article on yoga, NursingDegree.net >> 77 Surprising Health Benefits of Yoga, that also contains links to other online resources:

Over the past several years, yoga has experienced an upsurge in popularity in the western world. While many associate yoga with new age mysticism or the latest fad at the gym, yoga is actually an ancient practice that connects the mind, body, and spirit through body poses, controlled breathing, and meditation. The practice of yoga has many health benefits associated with it, so read below to discover 77 benefits to be gained.

Of course, if you’d like something more substantial, you can always get Tim McCall’s new book, Yoga as Medicine: The Yogic Prescription for Health and Healing (Yoga Journal, 2007). Some of the material already appeared in Yoga Journal because he is the magazine’s resident medical expert.