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There are many benefits to making yoga part of your normal routine. Yoga incorporates physical exercise, breathing techniques and meditation to help unite and balance mind and body. It has been found that yoga… Keep reading »

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Yoga Exercise

Would you like to join the fitness craze that's sweeping the nation? LoveToKnow Yoga is your source for a variety of information about yoga.

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Whether you're interested in yoga for weight loss or yoga for fitness, we'll give you the knowledge you need to begin your practice. We'll even help demystify common yoga terms such as Namaste and Pranayama.

Yoga exercise is a wonderful addition to any healthy lifestyle. With regular yoga workouts, you'll improve your strength, enhance your flexibility, and reduce your stress levels. Yoga is appropriate for people of all ages and is often recommended to treat conditions such as migraine headaches, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. You don't need a lot of free time to practice yoga, either. Even a short 10 or 15 minute session can provide many benefits for your health and well-being.

One of the most common ways for people to practice yoga is to enroll in a yoga class at their local fitness center or yoga studio. Look for a class labeled "Yoga for Beginners" or ask the manager for help choosing an appropriate course.

If you prefer to learn at home, LoveToKnow Yoga has recommendations for yoga books, yoga videos, and yoga DVDs. If you need help identifying a particular yoga position, check out our pictures of yoga poses and slideshow tutorials for detailed pose instructions.

Once you've mastered the basics, yoga is sure to become a regular part of your daily routine. In fact, many yoga students go on to complete yoga certification programs so they can share their knowledge with beginning yogis. For the enthusiastic student, yoga is truly a way of life.

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