Walter Mencken 6:15 p.m., Feb. 28
Can You Change Your Nervous System...with Your Mind?
On an old episode of The Office Dwight Schrute claims, "Through concentration, I can raise and lower my cholesterol at will." And if you've ever seen a Columbia commercial, you've seen Wim Hof who can sit in an ice-filled cylinder for two hours; he holds the world record for longest ice bath. He can also hold his breath for six minutes underwater. He does all this through a branch of yoga practiced by Tibetan monks, and his feats have been well documented by CBS, BBC, National Geographic, and others.
On Saturday, June 9, The Little Yoga Studio (702 Ash St) is teaching "Yoga's Effect on Diabetes": "Explore the relationship between the Chakras and the production of insulin in the body. Learn how meditation, asana, pranayama and chanting can lower your glucose levels."
Cost for the workshop is $30 on the website, or $35 in person. The workshop runs from 3 to 5 p.m. and is taught by Alexx Shaw, an instructor who specializes in yoga and diabetes teaching and research.