Geriatrician, Hospitalist, Patient Advocate, Healthcare Educator

What Are the Benefits of Yoga?

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Yoga is derived from the Sanskrit word “Yog” which means union. Yoga is an Indian spiritual discipline which uses breathing techniques, exercise, and meditation to bring union between your body, mind, and energy to bring a state of harmony. Yoga has got people hooked all around the globe. So, what does yoga offer that people swear by? On top of the multitude of health benefits, it can be done by just about everyone (young, old, big, or small) and anywhere your heart desires (home, lawn, beach, gym)

Yoga has a lot to offer to everyone. Here are some reasons why it is worth a try:

So, let’s take out those yoga mats and if you haven’t already, start trying out those yoga poses!