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What is Hatha yoga like?

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It's a gentle practice. "Hatha yoga" originally meant the physical practice of yoga; the poses rather than the breathing exercises. The term now is often used when a few different yoga styles are combined to create a simple class that's good for beginners learning to do basic poses.

SOURCES:

Sarley, D. Dell, 1999. Essentials of Yoga,

YogaJournal.com: "New to Yoga."

BKSIyengar.com: "Iyengar Yoga."

Yogaworkshop.com: "The Ashtanga Vinyasa Lineage."

Rakel, D. , 3rd ed., Saunders, 2012.  Integrative Medicine

Hayes, M. March 2010. Primary Care,

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on April 30, 2018

SOURCES:

Sarley, D. Dell, 1999. Essentials of Yoga,

YogaJournal.com: "New to Yoga."

BKSIyengar.com: "Iyengar Yoga."

Yogaworkshop.com: "The Ashtanga Vinyasa Lineage."

Rakel, D. , 3rd ed., Saunders, 2012.  Integrative Medicine

Hayes, M. March 2010. Primary Care,

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on April 30, 2018

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