Learning Yoga

It is claimed that the practice of yoga is capable to satisfy virtually all personal, philosophical, and spiritual human needs. However, yoga does count as a strengthening exercise, and at least two sessions a week will help you meet the guidelines on muscle-strengthening activities Activities such as yoga and tai chi are also recommended to older adults at risk of falls to help improve balance and co-ordination.

I would love to use your very concise yoga history excerpt as a handout for a class I’m giving ( credited of course). Hi Varun, I think we just need to agree to disagree about your idea that yoga cannot be practiced separately from Hinduism. Keep in mind that there are several different types of yoga, and although as a beginner you don’t want to worry or even think about this much, if you find your class too spiritual, too physical, or not …