Hatha yoga approaches the body through asanas – physical practice. Ha - sun and tha - moon means willful and forceful, and refers to creating a yoga practice of balance.
My yoga practice combines Hatha with Raja yoga in order to align the body with the mind.
Yoga decreases cardiovascular risk factors.
(University of Hannover, 1997)
Regular asana, pranayama, and meditation can improve breathing, relaxation, and fitness within 16 weeks.
(Colorado Asthma Clinic, 1998)
Yoga releases anxiety and stress leading to less mind-chatter and higher efficiency.
(Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 1998)