Yoga is "An ancient system of practices originating in India. It is aimed at integrating mind, body and spirit to enhance health and well-being. There are many different forms of yoga. Hatha yoga — the most widely practised form of yoga in the Western world — uses specific postures and breathing exercises."  (source:

For our purposes, we'll look at yoga as a form of exercise.

Visit this website and answer the following questions:

1.  What are three benefits to yoga?

2.  Look at the yoga poses in the slide show at the TeensHealth site or check out the ones here:  Try three different poses.  Name the three poses you tried and describe how your muscles felt as you held the pose.