THE SCIENCE OF YOGA: A MIND-BODY PRACTICE with Jon Kabat-Zinn

Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 7:30 pm
Venue: Herbst Theatre

Series: California Academy of Sciences

Yoga has been shown to effectively improve over 50 medical conditions including stress induced injuries and illnesses. By combining the mindfulness techniques of meditation with physical movement of yoga, people all over the world have witnessed reductions of stress and physical ailments. Jon Kabat-Zinn, Professor of Medicine Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, is known for combining the practices of mindfulness meditation and Hatha yoga in his world renowned Mindfulness – Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program.