Over the coming weeks, Planet News Media will be presenting a series on yoga in our new health section. This collection of articles will serve as a starter’s guide to yoga newcomers and a refresher for those already familiar with yoga.

Yoga comes from ancient India. It is a practice of physical, mental, spiritual exercises and disciplines. Although Yoga originated in India, it is a common practice worldwide. Yoga is an ancient Sanskrit word that means attach, join, harness, or yoke.