Perhaps mandatory yoga and meditation practices contributed to the Seattle Seahawks' domination and victory over the Denver Broncos in the Superbowl?
Michael Gervais, a high-performance sports psychologist and Seahawk consultant, claims that mindfulness of thought translates into mindfulness of movement. The immense tolerance required for meditating and holding yoga poses results in a trait that Gervais calls grit. "That grit is a characteristic that helps them to get closer to their full potential on and off the field," he said.
|Russell Wilson in Sukasana|