Yoga and its benefits
What is Yoga? Yoga is a ancient 5000 year old scientific system of practices that originated in India. In Sanskrit, yoga means “to unite.” By practicing yoga, the goal is to achieve unity of body, mind, and spirit in order to find harmony in life.
In a typical yoga class, one can expect to do a brief centering, followed by warm up stretches, and moving on to more physical postures. Finally, class ends with a relaxing, meditative closure, leaving you feeling restored and content.
Who is it for?
Yoga is for everyone. Its benefits can be experienced by practitioners of any age, size, and gender. Preexisting conditions such as cancer, physical injuries, and mental illness can receive from the healing aspects of yoga practice. Whether your goal is to lose weight, reduce stress, or improve physical prowess, yoga can help you reach your goals.