Yoga is a mind and body practice with origins in ancient Indian philosophy. The various styles of yoga typically combine physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation.
Meditation is a skill you can learn to cope with stress, get a better night's rest, succeed academically, and achieve overall health and wellness. Health & Wellness offers individual, group, drop-in, and online meditation classes.
Health Benefits of Yoga
Yoga has a positive effect on muscle tone, flexibility, and circulation.
Certain postures have been found to affect the nervous system and endocrine system, regulating heart rate and hormonal production.
Yoga can also help with conditions such as stress, anxiety, and addiction. The breathing exercises and meditation techniques have been shown to focus the mind and relax the body, easing the stresses of everyday life.