New book reviewed on NPR / Fresh Air
The Science of Yoga : the Risks and the Rewards
The Science of Yoga, investigates both the risks and rewards of yoga. Using the latest scientific research, the book explains the benefits of yoga, while debunking the myths surrounding it and explaining why certain yoga moves can even be quite dangerous.
Twenty million people practice yoga in the United States. The author William Broad, a Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer for The New York Times, is one of them. "I can't imagine doing [my] job without it, it's an excellent means of stress management.
There are several copies available at Marin County libraries. Place a hold on a copy yourself or call your local library to have a hold placed for you.