Presents the remarkable, ancient practice of yoga and its many benefits including increasing fitness, improving flexibility, and deepening relaxation. Describes the body-mind connection, what a class is like, the role of the yoga teacher, and yoga in healthcare.
What is yoga? Yoga styles and levels The body-mind connection Your teacher Benefits of yoga Yoga and healthcare Yoga and you
"The remarkable art and science of yoga has come down through the ages to offer a comprehensive, satisfying way to improve our lives. Whether to increase fitness, relax mind and body or practice an integrated approach to life, yoga can benefit almost everyone."
"Research shows that, depending on the style you choose, you can receive many of the benefits of traditional exercise, such as building muscle, endurance and lung capacity. But whatever style you practice, you will find that yoga is ultimately not about how flexible or fit you are...You will be encouraged to go at your own pace, respect your limits and adapt the practice to your needs in the moment."