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Yoga is a form of exercise that has many great benefits. There are many different types of yoga practices so anyone can start even if you are a beginner. 

You don't need to go to a class either as you can find videos online. With Yoga you don't need much equipment either - just something comfy to wear, space and yoga mat

Some of the physical benefits of yoga include:

-  Lessens chronic pain such as lower back pain and arthritis

- Lowers your blood pressure 

- Helps to reduce insomnia

- Increases your flexibility, muscle tone and strength

- Improves your energy levels

- Improves your athletic performance and protects you from injuries

- Maintains a balanced metabolism and weight reduction.

- Helps your posture

- Protects your spine

- Lowers your blood sugar

- Helps to improve your balance

As well as the physical benefits yoga is great for your mental health too. Yoga is a great way at relaxing your mind which can ease stress. Stress can have such a negative impact on your body both physically such as aches and pains and mentally. Yoga is also great for helping with anxiety and depression. 

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