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Here you will find links to interesting articles about yoga that I have found online.

How Meditation May Change the Brain

New York Times - Health - January 28, 2011

Scientific studies back up what many have known all along about the benefits of integrating a meditation practice into your life. Taking time out of your day to meditate can lead to changes in parts of the brain associated with memory, sense of self, empathy and stress.

Their Lotus Can’t Take Root on a Yoga Mat

New York Times - Fashion & Style - October 1, 2010

Some students and teachers are finding that yoga mats are more a hinderance than a help in their yoga practice. Check out what Dana Flynn, co-founder of Laughing Lotus in NYC, and some of her students and fellow teachers have to say.

The Yoga Mogul

New York Times - Magazine - July 21, 2010

John Friend, founder of Anusara Yoga, one of the world's fastest-growing styles of yoga, is not your typical yogi. Jetting from one continent to the next to teach conferences and workshops, headlining at yoga festivals, and managing multiple yoga-related businesses, Friend inspires hundreds of thousands of followers with his Yoga of Yes.

A Yoga Manifesto

New York Times - Fashion & Style - April 23, 2010

With yoga becoming big business, studios like Yoga to the People are trying to reign in the high costs by offering classes on a donation basis. Railing against rock-star yogis and yoga as a commodity, founder Greg Gumucio is trying to bring it back to the basics.