William J. Broad, author and senior science writer at The New York Times, as well as a lifelong yoga practitioner, discussed his new book The Science of Yoga: The Risks and The Rewards to an audience of more than 160 at the JCC’s Bendheim Performing Arts Center on Sunday.
Broad, a Larchmont resident, was introduced by Jacques Steinberg, author of The Gatekeepers and You Are an Ironman. Broad then gave a presentation on the history of yoga through modern day, his research and findings for his book and then opened the program to questions from the audience.
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