Hatha-yoga – Beyond the Spandex


Yoga Class at a Gym
Yoga Class at a Gym (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A lot of people confuse the word yoga with hatha-yoga. When we go to yoga class we are really going to hatha-yoga class.

In the West the deeper meaning of yoga sometimes seems to get lost in spandex outfits and other store-bought paraphernalia.

So hatha-yoga refers to the bodily postures which grew out of the philosphico-religious idea of yoga.

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