By Jeanette Drake
Yoga can be good for a writer’s creativity and it can provide great relaxation techniques to help deal with communication apprehension before a public speaking gig. But if you do it, be sure to protect your neck.
In his new book, The Science of Yoga, New York Times journalist William Broad explores the potential risks. It’s good mood food, according to Broad, but think twice before you do the shoulder stand and the plow. Research shows those poses that put you on your neck could cause clots to form and thus put you at risk for stroke.
Read Barbara Glock’s blog to find out about Laughing Yoga and click here to watch a Feb. 14 interview on the “Colbert Report,” where Broad talks about how Yoga can improve other parts of your life!