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Book Boosts Yoga As Mental Health Practice

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It gives your muscles and joints a good stretching, but yoga is about more than just body health.  It is a way for practitioners to center themselves and find calm. 

So it's only natural that people think of yoga as an aid to mental health.  In fact, there's a whole book about it, Yoga for Mental Health.

Kelly Birch of Ashland is one of the editors and the author of a chapter.  She visits with highlights.  
 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for over 35 years, working in both television and radio.
John Baxter's history at JPR reaches back three decades.  John was the JPR program director who was the architect of "the split" when JPR grew from a single program stream to three separate streams. We coaxed him out of retirement and he's now a co-producer of the Jefferson Exchange.