The Science and Practice of Yoga
Definition of Yoga
decipining and controlling the senses and the mind
bodily practices
meditation
Well-being
mindfulness 
awareness
complete physical, mental and social well being
well-being practice
hedonic approach
eudaimonic approach
seek pleassure only
how to feel good
looking to experience happiness
how to live a complete life
the process of reaching happiness is more important
self-realization
ability to control your attention
outlook on life
generosity
resilience
outside factors
yoga research / science of yoga
western / eastern perspective
helps relief pain
helps relief fatigue
increases balance and mobility
improves metabolic risk profiles  
tool to validate yoga as treatment
reduces stress, anxiety, depression
neuroendocrine system  
nervous system
central nervous system  
peripheralnervous system  
somatic nervous system
automantic nervous system
reacts physically to stress
breath
sympathetic division and the parasympathetic division
stress causes autonomic imbalance
provoces diseases
vagus nerve

Musculoskeletal Wellness

mind body connection
allostasis
meaning to me  my own goal