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
To play golf, one needs to be loose, relaxed and have a free mental spirit. Yoga can help the golfer with all of these. Weakness or lack of flexibility in one part of the body can affect the golf swing, as stronger muscles try to compensate. More>