We're excited to bring you Episode Seven of Season Three of The Yodapedia Podcast featuring Dr. Domonick Wegesin!

In This Interview: Yoga for Emotional Balance

Wegesin is a yogi, neuroscientist and dancer with a passion towards meditation and the healing arts. After moving to New York City, Wegesin worked for ten years as Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at Columbia University. Wegesin's research focused on neuroimaging of the aging brain, and how aging impacts memory and executive functions, such as attention. At the same time, Wegesin began his journey into yoga and was immediately hooked by the practice.

Wegesin now works as a yoga teacher, mindfulness teacher and message therapist. He trains the brains and bodies of his yoga students, helping them wake up to their mental, emotional and physical experience in a way that cultivates awareness, acceptance and ease.

In this episode, we talk with Wegesin about how aging affects our brains and how mindfulness and yoga can help us as we age. Listen in as we discuss the benefits yoga can have on our minds and our bodies.

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Why The Yogapedia Podcast?

The Yogapedia Podcast is here to help you navigate life’s biggest questions through the lens of yoga. Listen to insightful discussions with master teachers, leading experts, doctors, researchers and practitioners as they share all the tips, secrets, and special knowledge you need for a healthier, more meaningful life. The ancient teachings of yoga offer extraordinary solutions for navigating many of the critical issues in our modern landscape. Through intimate conversation our expert guests share their personal relationship to yoga, the discoveries that defined their path and the insights that brought meaning into their everyday lives.

The podcast is hosted by Saraswati Clere, an award-winning documentary film-maker, yoga studio owner and 500 RYT Yoga Teacher Trainer, with intro music by Jim Beckwith.

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