The goal of yoga is to have a peaceful, clear mind in a sound healthy body. Hatha Yoga is the aspect of yoga that approaches this goal through the physical side of the individual.
Yoga is known to stimulate and regulate physiological processes such as digestion & respiration. It improves muscle tone, joint mobility and postural alignment, enhances the circulation of blood and lymph systems and balances the hormonal and nervous system. Psychologically uplifting, teaching you caring, acceptance, support and empathy for yourself and others.
On the beginners' level it includes bodily postures (asanas), breathing techniques (pranayama), meditation and deep relaxation. The postures bring fresh blood and circulation to all organs, glands and tissues. By the gentle pressure of the asanas, the all-important endocrine glands are toned, which has both physical and psychological benefits.
Through yoga you can lift your spirit, helping you feel valued with the realization that you have a purpose and can fulfill that through having and maintaining a healthy, vital mind, body and soul.