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.
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The absence of arch in the feet causing the soles to touch the ground is called a flat feet. An old term for flat feet is fallen arches. Having flat feet does not always cause pain or lead to other foot disorders. Flat feet can be rigid and inflexible and cause imbalance and problems in the ankles, legs, back, and bones and muscles as well. More>