Yoga Misconceptions in a Modern World

Yoga Misconceptions in a Modern World by Sagdrina Jalal in the October 2013 issue of CarbSmart Magazine.

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When someone mentions yoga what comes to mind? Long, lean bodies chanting in the direction of the sun while bent in positions otherwise only mastered by acrobats in Cirque du Soleil? I began a regular yoga practice in February of this year. What I’ve learned is that yoga is built on three main structures: breathing, exercise and meditation. The word Yoga is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Yuj’ which means to join or unite. So join me as I examine three common misconceptions about this sacred tradition.

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