The Joy of Yoga from
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What is yoga, and why is it so popular? Yoga is a series of stretches and poses that you do with breathing techniques. It offers the powerful benefits of exercise. And since yoga is gentle, almost anyone can do it, regardless of your age or fitness level.
Yoga is a 5,000-year-old discipline from India. It was developed as a practice to unite the mind and body. There are many branches of yoga. All yoga styles can help balance your body, mind, and spirit, but they achieve it in various ways.
Hatha Yoga is a branch of yoga which uses the practice of asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises), which helps to preserves and channel our life force energy or prana. This is sometimes considered the Yang side of Yoga. Yang refers to a more active practice building strength, stamina and flexibility.