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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

International Day of Yoga

Yoga an exercise that has been around for eons of years. The valuable tool of yoga originated in India over 5,000 years ago. A combination of mental, physical, and spiritual exercise. With proven health benefits as well. Some of the health benefits include:

  • Increased flexibility.
  • Increased muscle strength and tone.
  • Improved respiration, energy and vitality.
  • Maintaining a balanced metabolism.
  • Weight reduction.
  • Cardio and circulatory health.
  • Improved athletic performance.
  • Protection from injury

December 11, 2014 the Prime Minister of India introduced the exercise of yoga to the United Nations and suggested declaring a day for yoga. June 21st was selected to be the day to celebrate.

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