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Benefits of yoga!

Yoga is an ancient practice that involves physical poses, concentration, and deep breathing.

A regular yoga practice can promote endurance, strength, calmness, flexibility, and well-being.

The overall philosophy of yoga is about connecting the mind, body, and spirit.

There are six branches of yoga. Each branch represents a different focus and set of characteristics.

The six branches are:

  • Hatha yoga: This is the physical and mental branch that aims to prime the body and mind.

  • Raja yoga: This branch involves meditation and strict adherence to a series of disciplinary steps known as the eight limbs of yoga.

  • Karma yoga: This is a path of service that aims to create a future free from negativity and selfishness.

  • Bhakti yoga: This aims to establish the path of devotion, a positive way to channel emotions and cultivate acceptance and tolerance.

  • Jnana yoga: This branch of yoga is about wisdom, the path of the scholar, and developing the intellect through study.

  • Tantra yoga: This is the pathway of ritual, ceremony, or consummation of a relationship.

Yoga has many physical and mental benefits, including.

  • building muscle strength

  • enhancing flexibility

  • promoting better breathing

  • supporting heart health

  • helping with treatment for addiction

  • reducing stress, anxiety, depression, and chronic pain

  • improving sleep

  • enhancing overall well-being and quality of life

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