• Pilots Borschberg and Piccard take turns piloting the Solar Impulse 2 to circumnavigate the globe.
  • Picard is able to stay awake for a total of 86 hours with 20-minute periods of hypnosis or sleep a dozen times a day.
  • Borschberg takes 20-minute naps about 10 to 12 times per day while the plane is on autopilot.
  • Nearly 10% of U.S. adults and 3% of children participated in yoga in 2012, up from 5% of adults and 2% of children a decade earlier,
  • more than 24 million U.S. adults practiced yoga in 2013, up from 17 million in 2008. "
  • Tim Ryan has been meditating 30 minutes a day for the past 7 years. He’s also written A Mindful Nation & The Real Food Revolution
  • Views meditation as “Mental Training” that helps with overall well-being.
  • Working to bring meditation into schools and to Veterans; 2012 VA Suicide Data Report found that 22 veterans die every day by suicide
  • The military and VA are bringing secularized meditation in to help combat PTSD
  • More schools are adopting meditation and seeing a range of behavioral and performance improvements
  • Chip Wilson, billionaire co-founder of LuLuLemon, is simplifying online mediation by reducing it to a minute-long session.
  • Neuro-imaging and genomics technology demonstrate profound physiological rewards from yoga meditation
  • Meditation and yoga can have positive impact on stress,hypertension, infertility, depression, and even aging
  • Although 12 minutes/day for twelve weeks showed profound benefit, even one session improves metabolism and reduces inflammation
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