#WellnessWednesday news

Welcome to the Wellness Wednesday newsletter, where the Take A Yoga Break™ community shares the latest in helpful, health-full news to bring more wellness into your workday, and every day.

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Take A Yoga Break in Ladies’ Home Journal: TAYB is featured in an article called “Yoga Your Way,” and our founder Suzan Colón was quoted along with yoga luminaries Colleen Saidman Yee of Yoga Shanti and New York yoga instructor Kristin McGee. Look for the Spring 2015 issue of Ladies’ Home Journal wherever magazines are sold!

Mindfulness Meditation Improves Brain Connections: A study reported on the Harvard Medical School Health Publications blog shows that mindfulness meditation—focusing attention on one thing—can improve auditory and visual processing in the brain.

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Take A Yoga Break on Huffington Post Live: Suzan did a segment with HuffPost Live host Nancy Redd on the health dangers of sitting, why standing desks don’t help, and what can be done (hint: the solution is an app available on iTunes).

Cooling Down Burnout: Self.com listed the two signs of burnout, and tips on regaining balance in work and life, in this article.

Sitting for 6 or more hours a day can lead to weight gain, increased risk of diabetes, heart and kidney disease, and shortened life span. Take A Yoga Break™ is a series of yoga-based moves that can be done at the desk in minutes to fight the health dangers of sitting. The TAYB app is available on iTunes now!