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William Broad the Science of Yoga

Physician Heal Thyself: An Interview with Yoga's Michaelle Edwards

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Stewart J. Lawrence

New York Times science journalist William Broad has scandalized the yoga world for much of the past year with his claim that yoga, while often benefic...

Yoga Science and Yoga Hype: Is Tara Stiles Guilty of Medical Quackery?

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 04.13.2013 | Home
Stewart J. Lawrence

The last thing consumers need to be told, or to infer, is that yoga -- or anything else for that matter -- is a divinely-inspired wonder drug.

Mad Yogis: Is That an Oxymoron (Or a New Twist On an Ancient Practice)?

Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH | Posted 04.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH

It's hard to believe that an experienced yoga practitioner and Pulitzer Prize-winning author can inspire such ire, particularly when he concludes his book with a huge endorsement. Maybe those angry yogis never finished the book.