Touch is vital. Research by The University of Miami's Touch Research Institute indicates that actual/tangible human contact has myriad physical and emotional benefits for all age groups. In Institute studies, touch minimized pain, lowered blood glucose and improved both pulmonary and immune function. Sadly, many Americans are touch-deprived. Jen Cameron is not among them.
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Lena Dunham isn't exactly the epitome of physical fitness. Yet the writer and star of HBO's Girls shared her enthusiasm for acroyoga in a March 12 interview with David Letterman. Referring to a photo of herself balancing upside down on Koha Yoga teacher Whakapaingia (“Whaka” for short), Dunham educated the now-retired late show host. “That is called acroyoga. Believe it or not, that takes a lot of core strength. I say this with a lot of self-love: Behind the wall of fat, my stomach muscles are doing a lot. If I was this adventuresome in my early 20s, I would've had a better time in the boyfriend department.”