• The nervous system

• Yoga's impact on the nervous system

• Form & function



• Vagus nerve

• Enteric nervous system

• Stress and yoga

Questions Answered

• What is the nervous system and what are its functions?

• What is included in the central nervous system and what is considered the peripheral nervous system?

• What systems make up the peripheral nervous system?

• What is the difference between the somatic and autonomic nervous systems?

• What do the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems trigger?

• What is the vagus nerve and how is it related to stress?

• Where is the Enteric Nervous System (ENS) located?

• Why is the ENS called a "second brain?"

• What is the Stress Response and how is it helpful?

• What is another name for the Stress Response?

• Under what circumstances is the Stress Response harmful?

• What is the Relaxation Response?

• What does research indicate in terms of how Yoga impacts the nervous system?

• How does Yoga work to relieve stress?



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