If it's true that with age comes wisdom, than the 5,000-year-old ancient art of yoga has a lot to teach. Thought to heighten a person's self-awareness, extend their lives and provide health benefits such as a lowered risk of diabetes, people have practiced yoga techniques around the world way before Richard Simmons was suggested throwing on a tank top and sweating to the oldies.
But what exactly is yoga? Is it an exercise, a hobby, or possibly some sort of hippie ritual? The truth is, all of those sentiments apply to yoga techniques. An expression of health, spirituality, religion and culture, yoga can be transformed to suit any individual. Check out these videos to get you started. Namaste.