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A Positive Holistic Approach

If one of your priorities in life is to keep in shape physically and mentally then yoga is the answer. Yoga is practised by millions of people and is on the increase daily. How many to be precise is hard to say but a calculator would struggle to keep up with the figures. This exercise has become a way of life for many people who can not do without their intake of this healthy type of regime.

Yoga is a comforting and enjoyable where routines are followed consisting of poses and bodily postures that give the body a healthy look and feel. An additional bonus to yoga is you get to unwind/relax while at the same tending to your body needs.

Without doubt it is known to ease stress and research behind the scenes of yoga discovered that certain illnesses have been calmed for those who practice this exercise. Disorders namely anxiety, blood pressure, back pain, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and many more have been controlled by a yoga way of life. Other sicknesses that have come under threat of being eased or even abolished are arthritis, chronic fatigue, headaches. People have found it has a strong influence on reducing asthma. It is no wonder why this routine is practised on a regular basis with the positive effects it has on ailing patients. Now that the benefits have finally been recognised it is becoming a phenomenal craze and why wouldnt it when the rewards are greater than that of winning the lottery. No amount of money can buy a content mind - healthy body and soul.

Pleasing experiences generated from yoga is the sense of well being where stress is eased and forgotten while you lapse into a sedate frame of mind.Reasons why people have chosen to take up yoga are because of how it helps tone muscle/flexibility and strengthens stamina pace. Obese participants understand how beneficial it is helping them to burn off excess fat without the demand tactics like that of a strenuous assault course.

Yoga and concentration are a very compatible twosome, if working hand in hand it helps to improve creativity.The positive side to yoga is where it gives you control in tending to your body needs naturally instead of turning to medicinal pills (Depending of course of your condition) Yoga is as positive as you can get.Keeping your body fit is important so a healthy blood circulation is imminent to keep organs and veins functioning properly. Your immune system if stimulated is a force strong enough to fight sickness.

Yoga and how it affects each individual differs greatly but does it matter as long as it leads to a healthier life?

Psychological, mental and physical sicknesses are just a few main factors why people are joining in the fun of yoga and claiming control over their health. Forget any belief you may have that yoga is a religious activity, quite the opposite in fact.You and yoga a match made in heaven. In a nutshell - in sickness and health.

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Yoga: Reducing Disease, Building Health

"As we enter a new millennium, more and more people are seeking lifestyle changes that foster mental and spiritual well-being as well as physical health and fitness. As a result of this trend, the ancient discipline of yoga is currently undergoing a widespread renaissance," says Wai Lana, world-renowned yoga teacher and host of the internationally aired TV series Wai Lana Yoga.

"People are more aware than ever of the health benefits of physical activity and fitness," continues Wai Lana. "Regular exercise has been linked to a reduction in the risk of heart disease, strokes, and cancer. Although it is common knowledge that exercise helps build and maintain healthy bones, muscles, and joints, reduces blood pressure, and promotes psychological well-being, there is increasing consensus among health and fitness experts that physical activity doesn't need to be strenuous to be effective. Yoga offers the perfect combination of strength and flexibility."

"Yoga's roots date back around five thousand years, when it was established as a form of Meditation. The Sanskrit word 'yoga' means 'union,' and practicing yoga ultimately brings one back in touch with the state of union, or oneness, that exists at the core of every being," she added.

Information provided by Wai Lana is the foremost authority on yoga, hosting the world's most-watched show, Wai Lana Yoga, which airs on five continents, including nationally in the U.S. on PBS, cable and satellite.

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