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The science of yoga : the risks and the rewards

Author: William J Broad
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edView all editions and formats
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This book draws on more than a century of painstaking research to present the first impartial evaluation of a practice thousands of years old. It celebrates what's real and shows what's illusory, describes what's uplifting and beneficial and what's flaky and dangerous--and why. William Broad, a lifelong practitioner, illuminates how yoga can lift moods and inspire creativity. He also exposes moves that can cripple  Read more...
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Broad, William J.
Science of yoga.
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2012
(OCoLC)779623834
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William J Broad
ISBN: 9781451641424 1451641427 9781451641431 1451641435
OCLC Number: 776967120
Description: xxxi, 298 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue --
Health --
Fit perfection --
Moods --
Risk of injury --
Healing --
Divine sex --
Muse --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: William J. Broad.

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

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"Dramatic...a flair for provocation...valuable." --"Publishers Weekly"

 
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