The yogic exercises are one of the most preferred ways of keeping fit in today’s world. Hectic life has increased the demand for yoga by a huge margin. It brings a lot of calm within the mind and gives spiritual peace. This peace of mind is helpful in developing the positive outlook about the life and also relieves the mental stress and pressure from the mind. It also helps in developing the body physically and gets rid of different types of pains. The power version of this practice is a combination of modern aerobics and ancient practice of yoga. It has gained huge popularity among the modern Americans and is practiced extensively by them. This version of yogic exercise is best for athletes and for people who want to build physical strength and make their body flexible.
Though it has become a part of American society to a great extent, there is a section that criticizes it for being a practice that is anti- Christianity. However, because of so many benefits people are accepting it in huge numbers. Some of its benefits like relieving the pain, resisting the process of aging, balancing the metabolic rate and blood flow, its effect against obesity are the top attractions of yoga that keep the people stick to it completely. This is the reason a practitioner may become addictive to this yogic practice. The addiction of any activity may not be good for the human body but as yoga is done without any instrument and accessories the effect of yoga on addictives may not be that much.