By William J Broad
A lead technological know-how author for The ny Times—and lifelong yoga practitioner—examines centuries of historical past and examine to scrutinize the claims made approximately yoga for overall healthiness, health, emotional health, intercourse, weight-loss, therapeutic, and creativity. He finds what's actual and what's illusory, within the approach exposing strikes which could damage or maybe kill. A New York Times bestseller.
The technological know-how of Yoga attracts on greater than a century of painstaking study to offer the 1st neutral overview of a convention millions of years outdated. It celebrates what’s genuine and exhibits what’s illusory, describes what’s uplifting and invaluable and what’s flaky and dangerous—and why. wide unveils a burgeoning worldwide that pulls not just curious scientists yet real believers and charismatic hustlers. He shatters myths, lays out unforeseen advantages, and provides a compelling imaginative and prescient of the way the traditional perform might be better.