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The Science of Yoga By William J Broad

The Science of Yoga by William J Broad

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Lead science writer for the New York Timesscrutinizes the claims made about yoga for fitness, emotional wellbeing, sex, weight loss and creativity.

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The Science of Yoga: The Risks and the Rewards by William J Broad

The Science of Yoga draws on a hidden wealth of science, history, and surprising facts to cut through the fog that surrounds contemporary yoga and to show - for the first time - what is uplifting and beneficial and what is delusional, flaky, and dangerous. At heart, it illuminates the risks and rewards. The book takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of undiscovered yoga that goes from old libraries in Calcutta to the world capitals of medical research, from little-known archives to spotless laboratories, from sweaty yoga classes with master teachers to the cosy offices of yoga healers. In the process, it shatters myths, lays out unexpected benefits, and offers a compelling vision of how to improve the discipline.

About William J Broad

William J. Broad has practiced yoga since 1970. A bestselling author and senior writer at The New York Times, he has won every major award in print and television during more than thirty years as a science journalist. With New York Times colleagues, he has twice won the Pulitzer Prize, as well as an Emmy Award and a DuPont. He is the author or coauthor of seven books, including Germs: Biological Weapons and America's Secret War, a #1 New York Times bestseller.

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GOR006335929
9781451641431
1451641435
The Science of Yoga: The Risks and the Rewards by William J Broad
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Simon & Schuster
2013-05-09
352
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