Yoga is a way of life, an integrated system of education for the body, mind and inner spirit. This art of right living was perfected and practiced in India thousands of years ago. Yoga is union with all.
Yoga is a life of self-dicipline based on the tenets of “simple living and high thinking.” To the ancient yogis, the body was seen as a vehicle for the soul, and this is a useful metaphor in the modern context. Just as a car requires a lubricating system, a battery, a cooling system, the proper fuel and a responsible driver behind the wheel, so the body has certain needs if it to function smoothly.
There are many types of physical exercise, but the Yogic system of asanas (poses) is the most complete, benefiting for more than just the physical body. The asanas emphasize deep breathing, relaxed movements and mental concentration,