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  1. Yoga Amanda Jones

  2. Benefits • Stress Management • Weight Loss • Strength Training • Improved flexibility • Protection from injury • Better athletic performance

  3. Types of Yoga • Hatha • Vinyasa • Ashtanga • Iyengar • Bikram

  4. Hatha • Originated from India in the 15th century • Slow-paced, focused on breathing and meditation • Good for beginners interested in starting yoga

  5. VInyasa • Covers basic poses focused mainly on Sun Salutations • Good for beginners and advanced yogis • Improves strength and flexibility

  6. Ashtanga • A from of power yoga • Fast-paced and intense • Improves coordination and helps with weight loss

  7. Iyengar • Focuses mainly on body alignment • Improves balance and builds strength • Good for beginners

  8. BikrAM • Known as Hot Yoga • Practiced in a 95-100 degree room • Used to flush toxins and deeply stretch muscles

  9. “ The light within me respects and salutes the light within you” namaste

  10. References • http://www.dailycupofyoga.com/2012/06/09/5-different-types-of-yoga-which-one-suits-you-the-best/ • http://www.osteopathic.org/osteopathic-health/about-your-health/health-conditions-library/general-health/Pages/yoga.aspx • http://www.abc-of-yoga.com/beginnersguide/yogabenefits.asp • http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-68/Different-Types-of-Yoga.html