Yoga is a mind and body practice with a 5,000-year history in ancient Indian philosophy. Various styles of yoga combine physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation. In more recent years, it has become popular as a form of physical exercise based upon poses that promote improved control of the mind and body and enhance well-being. There are several different types of yoga and many disciplines within the practice. This article explores the history, philosophy, and various branches of yoga.
The book is written in such a way that you can understand yoga and learn it yourself. The simple practical exercises provided in this book are meant for making the body flexible, enhancing blood circulation, and using asanas or postures beneficially for healing minor and chronic ailments. It is to show you a spiritual path for strengthening your mind and managing day-to-day stress.