A Brief History Of Yoga

A Brief History Of Yoga

The Facts Yoga is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India. Yoga comes from the Sanskrit word “yuji” which means to yoke or bind. It is often translated as “union” or a method of discipline to unite body, mind and spirit. A 2005 study shows that 5.5{131173ed06903c8be65f6a81efeb8c2748771fe1459b6ab57276defad424c2c3} of Canadian adults or 1.4 million people now practice yoga, an increase of 15{131173ed06903c8be65f6a81efeb8c2748771fe1459b6ab57276defad424c2c3} from the prior year and 45.4{131173ed06903c8be65f6a81efeb8c2748771fe1459b6ab57276defad424c2c3}