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February 29, 2012

The Eightfold Path is one of the principal Buddhism teachings; it is the pathway to “enlightenment.” 

 

The Eightfold Path is one of the principal Buddhism teachings; it is the pathway to “enlightenment.” 

February 29, 2012

We are often obsessed with the next great diet or approach to health and fitness.

 

We are often obsessed with the next great diet or approach to health and fitness.

This piece, however, takes a look at the physical and psychological benefits of a holistic approach to health that has been in existence for more than 3,000 years.

Yoga, a practice classified as a “Complementary and Alternative Medicine” by the National Institutes of Health, was championed by Catherine Woodyard, a UM exercise science professor who practices and promotes yoga due to its healing benefits.

October 26, 2011

Meditation is often thought of as a practice belonging solely to Eastern religions. However, most religions have some form of meditation practice.
Today, there is evidence of meditation being a healthy practice for all, especially those of us who are overwhelmed by school and work.  
To meditate, one must simply clear his or her mind, breathe deeply and relax; it’s about learning to focus on the present instead of living in the past or the future.
There are many different forms of meditation.  

April 24, 2011

With Facebook statuses suddenly consumed with updates about how everyone is obsessively spending every waking minute at the J.D. Williams Library, it is pretty evident that finals are quickly approaching.

With Facebook statuses suddenly consumed with updates about how everyone is obsessively spending every waking minute at the J.D. Williams Library, it is pretty evident that finals are quickly approaching.

Dealing with this intense academic stress is extremely difficult, and some students may need help coping with stress and anxiety. Fortunately, the University Counseling Center is putting on a Stress Less Week from April 25-29.

Events include Pet-a-Puppy, finger painting, hula-hooping, yoga and meditation.

October 14, 2010

People often mistake yoga for an exercise with lots of funny poses. 

 

People often mistake yoga for an exercise with lots of funny poses.