Art of Living, yoga was born about 5,000 years ago in Ancient India. The word derives from a Sanskrit term that means harmony between experts and the universal mind.
These first practitioners, called yogis, combined gentle body poses with mindful breathing.It’s an exercise that benefits the body, mind, and spirit, says the article.
Yoga began its western migration toward the end of the 19th century, explains a report published by Yoga Journal. Swami Vivekananda, a Hindu monk, came to America and introduced the ancient Indian practice.Read more on powerofpositivity.com