About Yoga

about yogaYoga is a Sanskrit term which is a universally known generic term for the mental, physical and spiritual practice.  It originates in ancient India. In Hindu philosophy there are six astika and it is the one. In other context and tradition is has been defined as “union with the divine”. In the 19th century Yoga has been brought to West by Hindu monks. Across the Western world it became popular in 1980s as a system of physical exercise. Effectiveness of Yoga has been studied by many. In the United States long term Yoga practitioners reported it as a mental health and musculo-skeletal improvements.