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Yoga—which means "union"—is an exercise program designed to integrate the physical, mental and spiritual energies of the body that promote health and well-being. It is one of the oldest known health practices based on the mind-body connection.

Yoga typically includes some combination of physical postures (or "asanas"), breathing techniques (or "pranayama") and meditation. The regular practice of yoga has been proven to reduce stress, lower blood pressure, improve respiratory health, decrease muscle tension and enhance flexibility.