How to use eastern wisdom to relax

Yoga is an ancient practice from India that combines stylized poses, deep breathing, and meditation to produce benefits for the mind and body. When practiced correctly on a daily basis, yoga can help improve posture, strength, and flexibility. It is also a powerful way to beat stress.

To get the most from yoga, it is essential to learn to do it correctly. Having a qualified teacher is a necessity for learning proper technique.

Zen meditation involves a contemplation of the self through the use of koans, which are riddles or paradoxes. The study of Zen meditation requires a teacher. For help, look for ads in New Age magazines, or ask for advice at a New Age bookstore.