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Yoga

This ancient Indian spiritual ritual has become a fitness favorite for millions of people for many good reasons. Yoga helps to build strength, tone muscle, enhance flexibility and quiet the mind.


There are six main styles - or branches - of Yoga. The one we Americans are most familiar with is Hatha Yoga which uses physical poses, breathing techniques and meditation to achieve physical and spiritual health.

Fitness experts in the West use the first two elements of Hatha Yoga to help their clients achieve better flexibility and overall health.

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To learn more about Yoga, visit the links below. To get started by trying a few simple, relaxing poses, try the yoga exercises listed on our Workouts on the Web page. It's a great way to relax your muscles and de-stress during the workday!

ABCs of Yoga

Yoga Postures

Yoga for Beginners

 

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