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Yoga is a system of ancient spiritual practices originating in India.  Yoga is very much a philosophy as well as a mind-body technique.  As a general concept in Hinduism, Yoga has been defined as "technologies or disciplines of asceticism and meditation which are thought to lead to spiritual experience and profound understanding or insight into the nature of existence."  There are a number of branches of Yoga, and they all have in common the union of a person's own consciousness and the universal consciousness.  Worldwide and throughout the United States, the practice of Yoga abounds.  Devotees of Yoga employ breathing techniques to ready themselves for expanded consciousness.  It is believed that the exercises practiced in Yoga improve circulation and stimulate natural processes in the body which can generally improve the health, wellness and mental state of the Yoga enthusiast.

What is Yoga

In order to understand what yoga is, one needs to understand where yoga comes from. Yoga tradition has a long history which goes back 5,000 years. Yoga is not a religion but a spiritual path and is the oldest spiritual tradition in the world.

Styles of Yoga

Yoga has many paths, and modern yoga styles have important differences while sharing a similar essence. Yoga styles t...

Yoga for Seniors

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Yoga for Arthritis

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Prenatal Yoga - Yoga During Pregnancy

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Yoga for Asthma

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