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Five Fabulous Benefits of Yoga

Five Fabulous Benefits of Yoga

Health & Fitness
There are numerous benefits of yoga, which in the ancient Indian language of Sanskrit, means 'Union.' In the West, what is described as 'Yoga' would be possibly more accurately expressed by the Sanskrit word 'Asana', which refers to physical poses and postures. Both words are commonly used interchangeably in the Western world, with people often referring to the practice of the asanas, as yoga, or ‘Asana Yoga.’ Asana is one of several different types of yoga. The other types are more focused on spiritual and mental health rather than physical. Some of the more well-known forms of yoga include Hatha Yoga, which is an extremely disciplined yoga, practiced for clear-mindedness and harmonizing the body’s inner currents; and Karma Yoga, a meditative form of yoga which allows a person to free h