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Exercise with Yoga

How to get started with yoga, an accessible, balanced form of exercise

While many people exercise, there’s still room for most people to improve their fitness. Even if you’re exercising a few times a week, that may not meet recommended activity levels. If you’re looking for a type of physical activity that fits easily into your lifestyle, delivers physical and mental health benefits, yet is gentle enough to be done every day, yoga may be what you’re looking for.

“Yoga delivers countless health benefits, including stress reduction, improved blood circulation, flexibility and strength,” says Ashley Kohler, manager of Yoga on the Lake, part of Destination Kohler, the five-star, five-diamond resort in Kohler, Wisconsin, in the US. “Doing yoga just three times a week can help you sleep better and reduce symptoms of many chronic diseases like arthritis, diabetes and thyroid disorders.”

If you’ve never considered yoga, or have thought of it but weren’t sure whether it’s for you, Kohler offers some insights into how yoga works and the benefits it offers:

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