Complementary Health Approaches
Frequently Asked Questions
12. What is yoga?
Yoga has historical origins in ancient Indian philosophy. There are different styles of yoga, and they share common elements, such as physical postures or movements, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation. Yoga has been studied for low-back pain, depression, arthritis, and other conditions.
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