Yoga...feel it in your bones!

 Paul Rogers for the New York Times

Paul Rogers for the New York Times

Oh my aching bones!  But getting better with yoga.  This recent article in the New York Times gets specific about how yoga stimulates osteocytes, the bone making cells.  And it highlights the decades long effort by a Columbia University physiatrist Dr. Loren Fishman who is researching yoga as a complementary medicine to osteoporosis.  We especially like the list of "side effects":  better posture, improved balance, enhanced coordination, greater range of motion, higher strength, reduced levels of anxiety and better gait!