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Types of Yoga

Yoga as Exercise

Yoga as Exercise

What is Yoga as Exercise?

While the traditional practice of yoga is centuries old, it also provides a great way to give your body some exercise. Yoga asanas, or postures, are designed to work and tone your muscles, improve balance and flexibility, and give your mind some much needed respite. Yoga exercises are also customizable to every body type, making it something everyone can do.


It’s easy to get started exercising with yoga. Anyone can take a yoga class, even beginners! There are many types of yoga to choose from, making it an approachable way to lose weight for any body type. Plus, with regular practice, you’ll find that yoga not only strengthens your body, but it also strengthens your mind. Here are a few more things you should know about yoga exercises.

Who it’s for
  • Beginner to advanced yogis
  • Anyone looking to lose weight and de-stress
Who it’s not for
  • Yoga is for everyone
How it will help you
  • Strengthens and tones muscles
  • Improves flexibility and mobility
  • Relieves stress and anxiety
  • Promotes feelings of well-being and connectivity
How it will not help you
  • May not offer an intense cardio challenge
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