By Ashly Lam, USC “The Daily Trojan.” “As soothing music plays in the background, Shreya Ranganathan, a senior majoring in journalism, welcomes attendees to her weekly yoga class by handing them a notecard and marker. Yogis of all experience levels sit on laid-out mats as they write down gratitudes or complaints and use the time […]
Reclaiming Our Breath: An additional way to stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter through the practice of meditation.
As a nation, we often discuss racism, but rarely do we discuss how racism affects the health of our communities. Racism has mental, physical, emotional and spiritual effects on our society. Research shows that racism leads to anxiety, depression, stress, fatigue and symptoms similar to post traumatic disorder. In truth the heightened public display of […]
How to Thrive in a Remote Campus Environment (From an Ayurvedic Perspective)
by Dr. Nibodhi Haas When USC returns in the fall, students will be faced with many challenges: more screen time, less exposure to sunlight, limited physical movement and less social support. Yoga and ayurveda can help. Ayurveda is a natural healing system considered by many scholars to be the oldest healing science. Originating in India […]