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Try Yoga Before Your Next Big Test

Try Yoga Before Your Next Big Test
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Ashish June 7, 2013

Want a different way of preparing for your next big exam? Try yoga before your test! Research shows practicing yoga can improve memory retention and lower stress levels.

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For those of you gearing up for Monday’s LSAT, we’re sure that “stressed” is an understatement for how you’re feeling.

But what if we told you there was an activity you could do that would both lower your stress and help you get a better LSAT score? Practicing yoga before a test may be the answer.

We’re not making this up. Research suggests that yoga positively affects learning and memory. So sign up for a few yoga classes this weekend, to help focus your mind and ease your stress before Monday’s big test.

The benefits of yoga for test-taking are not limited to prospective law school candidates. Students preparing for the standardized tests of the SAT and ACTs, GREs, MCATs — any situation where you need to have a clear head and good memory!

Try Noodle’s new activities search to find a yoga class near you.

And if you’re interested in learning more, check out the full blog post, which features an instructional video, from the experts at BenchPrep.

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