Yoga Series Part Two: Breathing Benefits and Study Stress

In this installment of my Yoga Series, I will demonstrate the benefits of conscious breathing for relieving study-related stress. This is essential because regardless of our biases, we all intrinsically rely on the same nourishing life force, our breath. I am not trying to get all woo-woo on you, okay? I am an academic too! I’ve been teaching academically for two decades now. One part … Continue reading Yoga Series Part Two: Breathing Benefits and Study Stress

Yoga Series Part One: The Four Important Ways Movement Breaks Assist Study Stress

Benefits of Yoga What do you think of when you hear the word ‘yoga’? A vegan with a man-bun and a flowing psychedelic shirt? Or a gorgeous, impossibly slim woman with the flexibility of a lithe cat?  Yes, these are the gender stereotypes. But, like all ancient traditions arising from diverse and evolving cultures over thousands of years, one’s motivation for practice and appreciation does structure … Continue reading Yoga Series Part One: The Four Important Ways Movement Breaks Assist Study Stress