Thu, Jan 12, 2012 -- 10:00 AM
Can Yoga Be Bad for You?Download audio (MP3)
Yoga Journal estimates that Americans spend over $5 billion a year on yoga classes and products. And this should come as no surprise -- yoga is credited with lifting moods, revitalizing sex and reducing stress. But a recent New York Times Magazine article focused on how yoga can also cause serious injury. We discuss the safe practice of yoga.
Host: Scott Shafer
- Baxter Bell, director of the Piedmont Yoga Studio's teacher-training program in Oakland and a board-certified family doctor
- Glenn Black, yoga teacher featured in the New York Times Magazine article
- Jason Crandell, yoga teacher and contributing editor of Yoga Journal
- Kaitlin Quistgaard, editor in chief of Yoga Journal
- Moshe Lewis, physical medicine and rehabilitation physician at California Pacific Medical Center, St. Luke's Campus
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