Yoga, Mindfulness and Weight Management

August 7, 2014 2:58 PM

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Yoga, Mindfulness and Weight Management

We are a country of excess. Our desire for more and more is evident in the increasing size of our homes, cars, and meals over the last half-century or more. Our waistlines have followed suit. Two-thirds of American adults are now overweight or obese.

But there's more to it than that. Aruni Nan Futuronsky, who coteaches Kripalu's Integrative Weight Loss Program, says that we live in a culture in which our minds are overdeveloped. "Our connection to our bodies has gotten quieter and farther from our awareness," she explains. "And there are so many...

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