With roots dating as far back as 5,000 B.C. in India when the spiritual and ascetic discipline was first practiced, countless people have used yoga for health, relaxation, and spiritual reasons.
The trend continues today as folks continue to turn to the Hindu tradition for its benefits on the body and mind. Around the world and in Central Florida, people are searching for ways to start the New Year off with a sound body, mind, and soul.
Jody Reece, manager and instructor at downtown Winter Haven’s Inside Out Yoga, says the ancient meditative practice has been and will continue to be a steady and popular way for students from beginners to advance to achieve their best physical and mental states.
In the Inside Out Yoga studio across from the downtown square, Reece takes time to discuss the benefits of yoga. She says she has been practicing yoga for about 20 years and has found it to be mentally and physically stimulating. She adds that she feels anyone and everyone is capable of achieving an overall better lifestyle through yoga.
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