University Place

The Physics of Yoga

Special | 58m 46s

James Reardon, Associate Faculty in the Dept. of Physics at UW Madison, puzzles over the yoga phrases: balance, integrity of the pose, work within the pose and the term he finds especially mysterious, press your feet into the floor. He explains their meaning in relationship to the physical concepts of mass, force, and gravity.

Aired: 03/31/11

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

Problems Playing Video?