The word "Yoga" means "union". Yoga is a form of exercise based on the belief that the body and breath are intimately connected with the mind. By Controlling the breath and holding the body in steady poses or "asanas", yoga creates harmony. Yoga practice consists of five key elements: proper breathing, proper exercise, proper relaxation, proper diet, positive thinking and meditation. The exercise, or asanas are designed to ease tensed muscles to tone up the internal organs and to improve the flexibility of the body's joints and ligaments.
Yoga this Week
Yoga postures, of course few of them are dependent on two people showing up for one another and putting in equal effort. Doing yoga with your partner is one way of practicing communication with each other, since you have to be attentive to your partner's body in each pose you do together. For many couples, it's a way of deepening the connection between two people and being present with each other. More>