Train your body and your brain!

While we know that incorporating Yoga into our fitness routine can help us improve our strength and flexibility, The University of Waterloo took a look at the effects of Yoga and Meditation on our brains function as well.

The University study found that combining Hatha Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation significantly boosted participants

“brain's executive functions, cognitive abilities linked to goal-directed behavior and the ability to control knee-jerk emotional responses, habitual thinking patterns and actions.”

Try out our Tuesday morning Hatha Yoga class with Marla at 5:30am to get your brain and body boost!

Interested in Meditation? We have staff certified in Meditation techniques who are always happy to help you improve your practice.

Kimberley Luu, Peter A. Hall. Examining the Acute Effects of Hatha Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation on Executive Function and Mood. Mindfulness, 2016; 8 (4): 873 DOI: 10.1007/s12671-016-0661-2

University of Waterloo. "Yoga, meditation improve brain function and energy levels, study shows." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 6 September 2017. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/09/170906103416.htm>