In This Chapter
V The history of yoga
V The nine types of yoga
V Yoga for the new millennium
V How yoga first came to the West
V Nonspiritual yoga: Is it possible?
You don't have to know anything about the yoga tradition to practice yoga. After all, we're not in school and we're not going to give you any kind of history test. But history can be interesting, especially when there isn't a test—no pressure! Yoga's history is particularly illustrious and ancient. Understanding the deep and sagacious roots of your fitness program may help you gain a deeper appreciation of yoga's staying power and sacred origins.
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