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When a great scientist makes a point of getting through to young people and those around them.... When a Nobel prize brings within everyones reach all the key principles of biology.... When an exceptional woman passes down to new generations the values on which she has based her life.... Science with a conscience ! Rita Levi Montalcini recieved the Nobel Prize for Medicine. Born in Turin, but forced from Italy by the Fascism, she has for many years taught in the United States.
Fear of flying, verification phobias (OCD), fear of taking transportation following a violent trauma: all these forms of anxiety handicap daily life. They do not randomly take root, but yoga can have an influence on their uncontrollable mechanisms.
Yoga therapy consists in applying yoga to health. It associates yoga exercises (postures, breathing, meditation, relaxation) to lifestyle (nutrition, pace) and affects the various aspects of the self: physiology, anatomy, psyche.
Yoga, through its physical and psychic activity, can help to break the vicious cycle of depression. Contains medical expertise and step-by-step exercises, and advice for healthy living. Written by one of the best known physicians and yoga instructors.
Fibromyalgia affects 2% of the general population, predominantly female. Practicing yoga does not replace treatment but complements it by applying simultaneously to the physical and psychological self.
Badinters new book is a candid review of 15 years of feminist discussion and polemics. From womens point of view, what real progress has been accomplished in the last 15 years? Do the feminist voices that are most often heard today express the concerns of the majority of women? What image of women and men are these feminist voices trying to promote? What model of sexuality do they wish to impose? Are we witnessing the return of the old male and female stereotypes, at womens expense?