Mindfulness Manifesto, Part 3: Yoga

How Healthy Eating, Walking and Yoga Can Provide Lifelong Balance

Continued from Part 2, Walking

Healthy eating and fitness through walking provide a strong foundation for the body and mind. At the apex of this triangle is the practice of Yoga, which unites the body, mind and spirit.


The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines Yoga as:

  1. Hindu theistic philosophy teaching the suppression of all activity of body, mind, and will in order that the self may realize its distinction from them and attain liberation
  2. A system of exercises for attaining bodily or mental control and well-being

If we look closer at the Sanskrit word yoga, we find the root word “yuj” means “to unite.”

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