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Yoga – Introduction

August 25th, 2011
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Yoga, originating around 3000BC in India, is a physical, mental and spiritual practice which aims to achieve harmony in body, mind and spirit. The word “Yoga” is derived from the Sanskrit root “Yuj”, which means to join, to unite, or to attach.
Yoga is well-known for its therapeutic properties and a myriad of positive effects such as:

Improving physical and mental health
Increasing vitality and energy
Improving stamina, strength, flexibility and balance
Strengthening the immune system
Reducing stress, tension and pain
Improving blood circulation
Improving posture
Boosting self-confidence and self-awareness
Delaying the ageing process
Creating inner peace and harmony
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