MindBodyGreen readers likely are familiar with the vast array of positive effects a regular yoga practice can have on the body and mind, but backing up that knowledge with scientific evidence can be daunting. In the past, many conventional researchers have dismissed yoga's possible benefits, but it seems as though they're finally catching up to the rest of us. In a big way.
On Tuesday, Active Life DC posted a graph showing the exponential explosion of published research papers on yoga. Even a casual observer can tell from the chart that yoga-related research is a booming business, but Active Life DC gives a bit more analysis: