What is Yoga?

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What is Yoga? 1.1 What you can get from Yoga It is commonly said that you can get healthy body and mind with Yoga. Through practicing, you can be calm and relaxed. And you get focused mind and a physically strong and flexible body. You can also increase a sensitivity, harmony, and peace of mind.
For example, through Yoga, you can change your “qualitative use of movement: weight distribution, effort, temporality, the coordinated use of parts, and so on.” For example, people who have the heavy feeling because of depression might start controlling it by start using the body weight. Physiotherapist claimed that body performance can considerably effect on the person. There are so many good effects by Yoga that it is impossible to note everything here. It really can be cure for major problems like obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterols.

1.2 What is Yoga? The word Yoga literally means “to unite, join together.” This union means the connection between body and mind which exist in all people. In addition to this, it means the connection of yourself and your true identity. “Yoga is based on universal laws, and it can be defined as the science of creating balance between body and soul, as well as between rest and activity.” In short, Yoga is aiming to reduce unnatural and unnecessary movement and get closer to the law of nature. This includes to make your alignments better, to get healthy and balanced eating habits, to control your emotion or worries, to make a…

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