Show 036: William Broad, The Science of Yoga

June 1st, 2013

Yoga is one of the world’s fastest growing health and fitness activities with 20 million people in the US and over 250 million around the world practicing it every day. Its ancient roots go back to 2500 BCE. Don’t miss this enlightening conversation with William Broad, Pulitzer Prize winning author and lead science writer for the New York Times, share his discoveries about the surprising benefits and the often unknown risks of Yoga practices. His new book, The Science of Yoga, five years in the making shatters myths and illuminates how yoga can lift moods and inspire creativity. It is also now scientifically proven to support healthy sexual functioning for both men and women and offer a gateways to the mystery of lasting sexual bliss.

william-broad-authorWilliam J. Broad has practiced yoga since 1970. A bestselling author and senior writer at The New York Times, he has won every major award in print and television during more than thirty years as a science journalist. With New York Times colleagues, he has twice won the Pulitzer Prize, as well as an Emmy Award and a DuPont. He is the author or coauthor of seven books, including Germs: Biological Weapons and America’s Secret War, a #1 New York Times bestseller.

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