Practicing yoga helps prisoners in a variety of ways
Your yoga-practicing friends probably tell you that yoga has all kinds of benefits, but you might not believe them. Maybe it’s time to start listening. According to new research, practicing yoga can reduce paranoid thoughts, memory problems, trouble concentrating, and obsessive thoughts in prison inmates. Here’s how the study worked: “Half of the inmates participated in a 90-minute yoga class once per week for 10 weeks. The other half (the control group) participated in 90 minutes of other forms of physical exercise once per week for 10 weeks.” Those who did yoga felt even better than those who did regular exercise.
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