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Principles of Yogic Exercise

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Physical exercise hardly needs explanation as a discipline that makes demand upon conscious control of the body musculature through movement.

However, there are differing approaches to the style of movement preferred in various cultures and amongst different individuals.  This we observe in the western world in the numerous sports that prevail. Most are approached as competitive sports as we are challenged to greater effort through an ambition to better the next person. Those who are less assertive, and find competition unattractive, find alternatives that include the eastern exercise programmes of tai chi and in yoga.


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