Study: Yoga may help keep weight off in middle age

SEATTLE - The slow stretches and meditations of yoga don't burn calories like a run on the treadmill...weight loss is just an added bonus from the disciplined form of meditation, controlled breathing and prescribed postures. "Yoga does...

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Baseball ends with summer

...rationing consciousness."You weren't passing notes in class. You were "participating in the discreet exchange of penned meditations."You're not being sent to the principal's office. You're "going on a mandatory field trip to the administrative...

Humility Built-Ins

Yesterday I got a package in the mail from The Word Among Us, a Catholic devotional magazine that includes meditations on the daily scriptures along with articles on a variety of subjects. Two years ago, I wrote a story for their Advent edition...

Local instructor teaches Christ-centered yoga

...playing softly in the background was instrumental and decidedly Christian worship music, rather than the reedy, ethereal meditation music typical of many yoga classes.After a series of Down Dogs, Forward Folds and Mountain Poses, she instructed her yogis...

Shopgirl: DeGeneres' product line full of fun things

...AFFORDABLE: Headspace is a meditation app that has been billed...I'm a big believer in meditation, or quiet time, or whatever...through guided mindfulness meditations, so it's not religious...Research has shown that meditation serves as a "rest- and-digest...

Hindu Temple to screen 'Awake,' about yoga

...movie Awake at 4 p.m. Nov. 1.The movie is a biography of Paramahansa Yogananda, the Hindu swami who brought yoga and meditation to the United States in the 1920s. Yogananda wrote Autobiography of a Yogi, which Harper Collins named one of the 100 best...

Meditation, yoga to treat patients at GRU Cancer Center

...The cancer center is looking to add meditation, yoga, Tai Chi and other nontraditional...instance, while different forms of meditation have been widely studied in relation...Pediatrics at GRU and a researcher in meditation with the Georgia Prevention Center...

Meditation's calming journey

...quiet place is not. When it comes to meditation, it's all about the relaxation. Practiced for centuries, meditation in recent years has gained a reputation...as a way to escape from stress. Meditation is loosely defined as a devotional...

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Meditation has gone mainstream

...chronic pain, anxiety and other problems: Meditation. Mention meditation, and most people visualize some off-the-wall...hermits in Tibet and takes a lifetime to learn. Meditation, however, definitely has gone mainstream from...

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Study shows benefits of meditation in heart patients

...Heart disease patients who practiced meditation for four months showed slight improvements...Patients who learned Transcendental Meditation did better on those measures than patients...cholesterol and blood pressure. Adding meditation had "a strong enough effect that we...

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