Yoga means “to join or yoke together,” and it brings the body and mind together into one harmonious experience. Yoga dates back more than 5,000 years. There are two basic schools of yoga in the West: yoga of action and yoga of patience. Both schools are great, serve different people, serve us at different times of day and at different times in our lives.
Both schools of yoga have in common that they connect your breath to your movement. An action yoga class will be mindful and a patience yoga class will have physical challenge. They are simply two different approaches to the same end goal. Most of the Galiji practices will be yoga of patience.
Here are a few basics about yoga if you are interested in giving it a try: