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Guide to Yoga

Yoga Resources

Why Yoga?

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:

  • Relieve stress and support mental and emotional health
  • Relieve pain
  • Encourage healthy habits
  • Improve one's quality of life



"Yoga Moves" by Hreinn Ingolfsson is licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0


Flip Your Dog Yoga Center

Owned by Merri Benham, Flip Your Dog Yoga Center provides classes in Gainesville and Buford.

Find Your Center Yoga Studio

Located on Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville, Find Your Center Yoga Studio offers a number of yoga classed for practitioners of all levels.

Studio 87 Yoga

Located in Norcross's historic downtown area, Studio 87 Yoga offers Iyengar yoga to all age and experience levels.   

AJC's Guide to Yoga in Atlanta

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.