Easy-to-learn basic form of yoga that has become very popular in the United States as source of exercise and stress management.
Hatha Yoga (Sanskrit हठयोग hʌʈʰʌjo:gʌ), also called Hatha Vidya (हठविद्या), is a particular system of Yoga introduced by Yogi Swatmarama, a sage of 15th century India, and compiler of the Hatha Yoga Pradipika. In this treatise Swatmarama introduces Hatha … see full wiki
I am probably the most inflexible human being on the planet. I've had numerous injuries (and subsequent surgeries) because of this. I've taken up yoga (as a result of my wife's constant "reminders") and I must say I'm already feeling the positive benefits. Not only am I feeling more flexible, stronger and healthier, but I'm feeling less stressed. Guys, we all get stressed out over work, getting older, you name it... yoga is an extremely simple way to alleviate … more
I took a yoga class similar to hatha yoga a few years ago. It was very relaxing during stressful times. It also help the pain in my lower back decrese. I no longer take the course, however I do practice yoga almost every day. Even a short ten minute session helps my pain and decreses my stress.