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What is Yoga? - mat yoga, bikram yoga, hatha yoga
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What is Yoga?

The word yoga means "union" in Sanskrit, the language of ancient India where yoga originated. We can think of the union occurring between mind, body and spirit.

What is commonly referred to as "yoga" can be more accurately described by the Sanskrit word asana, which refers to the practice of physical postures or poses.

Asana is only one of the eight "limbs" or types of yoga, the majority of which are more concerned with mental and spiritual well being than physical activity. Today, however, the words asana and yoga have become almost synonymous.

Orthodox Yoga
Anahata Yoga
Anusara Yoga
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga
Bharat Yoga
Hatha Yoga
 Integral Yoga
Iyengar Yoga
Krishnamacharya's yoga
Kriya yoga
 Kundalini yoga
List of Hatha Yoga Postures
Pranava Yoga
Raja Yoga
Sahaja Yoga
 Seven stages
Sivananda Yoga

Unorthodox and Contemporary Yoga
Ananda Marga
Bikram Yoga
SwáSthya Yôga
Chair Yoga
Naked yoga 

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