Yoga started as early as 5,000 years ago. The Indus-Sarasvati people, who live in the northern part of India, were credited for inventing yoga. It only fanned out to the west in the late 19th Century. Yoga, as an industry today, is a multi-million dollar market in the US.
Utah, in particular, has many yoga centers that offer regular classes as well as yoga therapy training workshops for aspiring teachers.
Yoga’s increasing popularity can be attributed to the numerous benefits it offers. Recent research has shown that it can even modulate the stress response. What most people do not know is that there are several types of yoga. Here are the main disciplines and their differences.(more…)