Yoga Research -  Articles


The IYNAUS Yoga Research Committee is committed to promoting and advancing the study of Iyengar Yoga as a means of improving the mental, physical, and spiritual health of our community.

Here you will find links to primary research articles investigating the feasibility and efficacy of utilizing yoga for a variety of conditions such as: aging, anxiety, depression and stress, asthma, autoimmune diseases and inflammation, back pain, cancer, cardiac health, carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, general health & well-being, hypertension, irritable bowel syndrome, neck pain, and spinal cord injury.

In addition to articles investigating the physical and mental health benefits of yoga, you will also find links to explore research into yoga history and philosophy.

It is our hope that this resource will be an ever evolving and expanding compilation of research efforts to establish correct knowledge further defining the benefits of Iyengar Yoga in promoting mental, physical and spiritual health. Please send citations and links that might be worthy of inclusion to: