- Historical background: Historians cannot define the exact time when yoga originated. The terminology of yoga is found in ancient India’s religious texts – The Vedas. These texts date back to the Vedic period (1500 BC – 1100 BC).
- Yoga comes in may shapes and sizes; it has thousands of interpretations and pathways that lead to spiritual awareness, expanded consciousness, transcendence, or simply physical fitness. Reuters
- Yoga exercises recruit multiple groups of muscle during an exercise with strengthening and stretching of specific muscle groups taking place simultaneously while activating neurological pathways that stimulate balance and proprioception during the exercise activity.