Meditation and Yoga: Good for you, good for your genes

Via Todd Mayville
on Jul 13, 2008
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New research suggests that yoga, meditation, tai chi, and other similar practices affect practitioners on the genetic level, changing the activation level of thousands of genes that involve cellular metabolism and how the body deals with stress. Turns out all that “hippie stuff” is good for you down, deep inside.

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About Todd Mayville

Todd is a single dad of four diverse and lively kids, and is an English teacher and climbing team coach at a local public high school. A rock climber, cyclist and avid reader, Todd also practices yoga and meditation as often as he possibly can, which helps him stay at least a little centered and sane.


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