Category: health benefits of yoga

National Yoga Month – Origins, practices, and benefits of yoga

September 11, 2014 0 Comments
National Yoga Month – Origins, practices, and benefits of yoga

By Betty Murray Yoga is an ancient practice dating back more than 5,000 years. The term “yoga” means “to join or yoke together,” and the practice — which is built on three main structures of exercise, breathing, and meditation — brings mind and body together. Yoga means different things for different people. For some, it is […]

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Health benefits of yoga

March 31, 2014 0 Comments
Health benefits of yoga

By Betty Murray At one time, yoga was considered a means of promoting peace and serenity. While it is an excellent means of stress relief and relaxation, yoga also offers participants numerous health benefits. Researchers have found the following health benefits of regular yoga practice: Reduce risk of heart disease — Harvard Health Publications reports that […]

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