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Thousands of years ago, yoga was developed in India by Hindus as part of an eight-limb discipline to help achieve a balanced life.
As a certified yoga teacher, I am often asked, “There are so many yoga classes, is it normal to be confused?” “Will my religion fit in with yoga” “I'm not flexible, can I do yoga?” The one answer to all these questions is, “Yes.” Consider that the word “yoga” literally means to unite and what we're uniting is our mind, body and breath - no matter what condition our minds, bodies and breath may be in. Yoga helps develop flexibility and strength. But perhaps more importantly, it can boost your self-confidence. So, even if you never touch your toes, you'll be more accepting of yourself. For more details read: Download Beaudin Yoga
Author Bio: Paula Boyajian-Beaudin is certified in Interdisciplinary Yoga and Yoga for the Special Child. Currently she is part of the palliative care team at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children (Bayside, NY) and The Sunshine Rehab Center and Hospital (Ossining, NY). She also works with Community Access to the Arts and Berkshire County ARC in Massachusetts. A more complete bio is on the pdf. You may contact Paula at paulabeaudinATyahoo.com