Ten Myths about Yoga with Weights

In This Chapter

Knowing what yoga with weights is and isn't ^ Understanding the yoga-with-weights prerequisites (if there are any) ^ Discovering how weights fit in with the yoga practice

5ome people hear the word "yoga" and think of swamis or men in loincloths meditating on mountaintops. We respectfully suggest that modern-day yoga is quite different from this image. Yoga, like yoga practitioners, is flexible, which explains why it can branch off into separate but related disciplines such as yoga with weights. The discipline has one foot in modern times and one foot in ancient India. But because yoga originates in India, a foreign and exotic land, a few myths have evolved around the practice. This chapter aims to dispel these myths and show how yoga has been transformed over the years into a new discipline.

Yoga For Beginners

Yoga For Beginners

Yoga is an important part of many lives today. Although it is considered a type of exercise, it has the potential to affect the emotional and psychological health of the individual, not just the physical state.

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