The Africa Yoga Project - The Conversation - republished on Conscious Life Space Guru

Yoga is bringing well-being and employment to young people in Africa

The Africa Yoga Project has educated, empowered and expanded the employability of youth in 15 African countries.

The Africa Yoga Project Shutterstock Yoga is a 5,000-year-old physical mind and body practice. Most present day practices share some variation of yoga poses (asana), breathing exercises (pranayama), relaxation, and meditation. Research indicates that one of yoga’s most powerful effects is to regulate the effects of stress. It increases behaviours associated with well-being – such as healthier eating, improved sleep behaviour – and increases socialisation. There is also evidence that… Read More »