What is Yoga?
Yoga poses are great to strengthen and relax the body, however there’s a lot more to Yoga than that.
Derived from the Sankrit word ‘yuj’ which means ‘to unite or integrate’, yoga is a 5,000-year-old Indian body of knowledge. Yoga is all about harmonizing the body with the mind and breath through the means of various, and .
Yoga can be effective for weight lossback pain; it can help you touch your toes and bend over backwards; it might, even, help you compete with those trapeze artists at the circus!
But more importantly, it can help you attain a sense of composure and acceptance – with yourself, with your life and with those around you. It takes you to a different level of consciousness and understanding, where you gain perspective and peace.
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