On December 19th, the Jois Foundation was pleased to provide lunch to the 144 dynamic students at the Monarch School in San Diego in celebration of their monthly “Butterfly Birthdays”. The mission of the Monarch School is to educate students impacted by homelessness and to help them develop hope for a future with the necessary […]
The Jois Foundation, with the University of San Diego & the University of Virginia, is measuring the results that yoga has on school children. This is done with the purpose of bringing Health & Wellness into the forefront of our education system: healthier children, improved educational performance, better quality of life, investing in our future!
Research on yoga has transformed since the earliest establishment of scientific studies of the discipline. Swami Kuvalayananda is considered a pioneer in the field, when he established the Kaivalyadhama Institute in 1924 at the encouragement of his teacher, Paramahansa Sri Madhavadasji Maharaj. A decade later, French cardiologist Thérèse Brosse traveled to India in 1935 to […]