Practising Meditation can Change your Brain….

“Practising meditation can change your brain…a new study by Dr Lazar at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, on people who had never practised yoga or meditation, showed that eight weekly classes of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction changed the hipocampus, which is important for learning and memory, and the cingulate cortex, which is involved in mind-wandering and is the region that’s destroyed by Alzheimer’s disease.  The research also found that the medulla, which is the “fight or flight” part of the brain, got smaller – and this change correlated with a change in stress”

article from August Yoga Magazine

8 week Mindfulness and Meditation course begins on Monday, 7th September.  Spaces available, still time to book your place….


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