An Examination of the Effectiveness of an 8-Week Bikram Yoga Program on Mindfulness , Perceived Stress , and Physical Fitness

@inproceedings{Hewett2010AnEO,
  title={An Examination of the Effectiveness of an 8-Week Bikram Yoga Program on Mindfulness , Perceived Stress , and Physical Fitness},
  author={Zoe L. Hewett and Lynda Beth Ransdell and Yong Hong Gao and Linda Marie Petlichkoff and Shelley M Lucas},
  year={2010}
}
Background Previous research reports positive effects of yoga on health. The physical and psychological outcomes of participation in Bikram yoga are under researched, despite its increasing popularity, and this type of yoga may be significant with regards to stress management due to its unique method of practice. Purpose This study was designed to assess changes in levels of mindfulness, perceived stress, and physical fitness after participation in an 8-week Bikram yoga program. Methods Fifty… CONTINUE READING

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