Giving Hot Yoga a Try

Dr. Nussbaum’s brain health lifestyle ® combines physical activity, mental stimulation, socialization, spirituality, and nutrition into an integrated and comprehensive approach to maximizing the health and potential of your brain. While no single slice of the five part brain health pie is more important than the other, all should be considered and implemented into your daily life.

Recently, I started hot yoga as I included it as a recommendation to my pain patients and thought I needed to understand this activity better. After four or five sessions of hot yoga I believe it to be a healthy and cleansing type activity that includes aerobics and stretching with a focus on breathing. To this end, hot yoga encompasses at least three of the five major brain health lifestyle ® components: physical activity, spirituality, and socialization.

Personally I feel very good mentally and physically after hot yoga. I will likely make this a regular part of my lifestyle and pursuit of emotional and physical health. The activity is also a good one to try with your partner.

Give it a shot and see how you feel.

3 thoughts on “Giving Hot Yoga a Try”

  1. Hot yoga is transformative, is a total body workout, and can have profound effects on completely eliminating the mind/body duality that plagues Americans. I decompressed my spine at age 52 and “gained” one inch- from 6’0” to 6’1″ ! I have also gone from a size 50 to a size 43 waist size and, with a routine weight work out, have gone from 38 to 25 percent body fat/

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