Yoga is a widespread ancient practice, with its origins in India, primarily used to increase awareness and create mindfulness. However, it undoubtedly has many health benefits, too, going beyond burning calories and toning muscles. These include increased flexibility, improved respiration and a sense of energy and vitality. Other benefits are increased athletic performance, a balanced metabolism and improved heart health. This site will explore all the benefits of yoga and how to incorporate it into everyday life. As little as 20 minutes of yoga per day, three times per week, can be enough to start seeing health improvements.