Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Super Brain Yoga - One Simple Move to Make You Smarter

Super Brain Yoga - One Simple Move to Make You Smarter

From the book Superbrain Yoga

Superbrain yoga, a no-brainer? Suppose there was a yoga that wouldn't just give you Deepak's calm, Gaga's bod or DDP's pluck, it would actually make you smarter. No, it's not math! (Though you may want to brush up on the 'rithmatic from time to time there.)

That's what this technique called Superbrain Yoga promises, in just 5 minutes a day. We have clearly been wasting our time.

What in the gray matter is Superbrain Yoga? Created by Master Choa Kok Sui, the method is more or less yoga moves and breathing techniques combined with pressing acupressure points to stimulate neuropathways in the brain to synchronize right and left hemispheres. Et voila! We are all Einsteins. Er, kinda.

Check out this CBS video report on SBY where a teacher, a neurobiologist and an occupational therapist all sing the praises of Superbrain Yoga (no fish oil necessary).

Via the Superbrain Yoga website:

Pilot studies on the effects of Superbrain Yoga® on school children include children with disabilities such as ADHD/ADD, developmental and cognitive delays, Down syndrome and specific learning disabilities.

Children studied showed significant increase in academic and behavioral performance, greater class participation and improved social skills. In one study, the result of an electroencephalograph showed increased amplitude in the parieto-occipital region of the brain following the Superbrain Yoga®. This indicates increased brain electrical activity following the exercise. More studies on the effects of Superbrain Yoga® are being conducted.

Claims of helping kids with autism,  learning disabilities and emotional issues are hefty statements, but we've seen the benefits of yoga for kids, and we welcome drug-free therapy alternatives that are turning out positive results. Hey, we'd try it. The moves look kooky, but they can't be any kookier than kundalini.

If you're curious and want to learn more there is, of course, a Superbrain Yoga book. If you're looking for us, we'll be squeezing our earlobes, breathing and squatting, then probably solving the global climate crisis. Go go gadget brain power!

Circulated by: Lawyer Asad

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