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With origins in India, Yoga is the practice of traditional physical and mental disciplines associated with Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. It is believed to date back to 900 BCE among figures found in classic Yoga poses.
Yoga is probably the most widely known and easily accepted forms of spiritual healing. Yoga classes are held at virtually every health club and often at churches and community centers. The process of meditation and stretching that occurs when one does Yoga is accepted as at the very least helpful in maintaining ones health. It is far more then just a stretching class.
Yoga is a way of life and a way of looking at the world. It is about creating balance in your body through the development of both strength and flexibility. There are certain poses that promote certain physical benefits. They can be done in together quickly or slowly more geared to the perfect alignment of the pose.
The idea of achieving a healthy and fulfilling life comes from achieving the eight limbs or philosophies of Yoga. The limbs build upon each other with only one actually involving a Yoga pose.