Sonny Rollins On How Practicing Yoga For 50 Years Made Him A Better Musician

If you’re a a beginner or advanced yoga practitioner, you’ve probably noticed the benefits of yoga – such as better sleep, better health, improved flexibility, builds muscle strength, a clearer mind. Musicians can easily benefit from any of those changes, which happen almost immediately.

Sonny Rollins, the legendary jazz tenor saxophonist and widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians, discusses his 1967 trip to India, where he lived in an Ashram and studied yoga, and how the practice helped him become a better player.