What Is Yoga?

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Yoga gives you peace of mind and is a great method of both meditation and fitness.
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Jackson Advard , Get the Yoga Alliance Teacher Trainings; Retreats in India & Europe with Satya Yoga Peeth 200hrs/one month International Yoga Alliance Certi, answered

Yoga are the physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines that aim to transform body and mind. By doing yoga you not only benefit physically, but mentally as well and understand the meaning of this God gifted life in real terms.

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Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice or discipline.

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Joe Klein , Yoga Benefits, answered

Yoga can be beneficial for a variety of musculoskeletal conditions, including knock knees. Knock knees are musculoskeletal deformities resulting in poor knee alignment, affecting the upper leg area including the femur and tibia leg bones plus related tissues. If used consistently, yoga postures can help retrain muscles and improve overall functioning levels.


Yoga for knock knees provides many benefits. Yoga is known as a mind-body activity that increases body awareness, concentration levels and mindfulness. Yoga provides natural relaxation and reduces stress levels.

Increase your yoga awareness by paying attention to how you perform everyday activities such as climbing and descending stairs, stepping up or down, walking and getting in and out of chairs. Stay hydrated by drinking water throughout your yoga routine to keep your body and joints lubricated.

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Pepper pot answered

It comes from the Sanskrit root word yu, (union). It is also linked to other root words such as yoke, connect. 

It consists of body postures, breath control and meditation. There are many different types.  In essence to recognise dysfunction in cognition and overcome it for a release from suffering. Some forms are based on theist belief others non theist.  The aim depending on the type you follow is to either connect with the Source, or consciousness, or unified, liberated content state of existence.

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MarkM answered
Yoga is a healing and extremely invigorating form of exercise that has been used for more than 5,000 years. There are many different types of yoga and a wide variety of benefits, including improving strength, flexibility, relaxation, balance and breathing.
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jill hill answered
I like this yoga explantion for a yoga swami who has a lot of experience with yoga as he has done yoga his whole life. He gives a definition of yoga that has served many practitioners for possibly a thousand years.
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India is the birthplace of yoga. Yoga is believed to be the purest path to physical, mental, emotional and spiritual fitness. The hermit Patanjali is considered to be the father of yoga. He was a philosopher cum doctor.

Yoga prescribes a dispassionate and neutral outlook towards life. This is achieved when one manages to free his mind from the intellectual and emotional ties that bind it. The individual will eventually attain a state where he cannot discriminate between love and hate, good and the bad and pleasure and pain. Ahimsa (non-violence), Satya (truth), Asteya (control desire), Brahmacharya (celibacy) and Aparagriha (avoiding greed) are fundamental principles of yoga.

Yogic techniques were initially viewed with skepticism in the Western world but now all of them have been scientifically proven in the West. People spend more than $3 billion every year in the United States practicing yoga. Many scientists in India are working together to collate all authentic yoga techniques in a single compendium.

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