Yoga has it's basis in ancient Indian philosophy. Practitioners of yoga use postures, breathing, and meditation to encourage control over the mind and body. Hatha yoga, the most commonly type of yoga practiced in the United States, includes Iyengar, Ashtanga, Vini, Kundalini, and Bikram yoga.
According to the National Institutes of Health, research suggests that practicing yoga may:
Owned by Merri Benham, Flip Your Dog Yoga Center provides classes in Gainesville and Buford.
Located on Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville, Find Your Center Yoga Studio offers a number of yoga classed for practitioners of all levels.
Located in Norcross's historic downtown area, Studio 87 Yoga offers Iyengar yoga to all age and experience levels.
With many yoga studios in Atlanta, the AJC put together a comprehensive guide for readers interested in beginning
their yoga journey. Devon Stewart in Self magazine.