Apparently its a lot more than just posing and breathing.
The benefits of this mind-body workout are:
Build bone mass
Conscious Yogic Breathing
Helps you become aware of the connection between mind and body.
Oxygenates cells which rids them of toxins, which prevents illnesses and makes skin radiant.
Yoga poses work the inside of the body as well as the outside. They help rejuvenate the digestive system, the reproductive system and the immune system.
Do Yoga twice a week for all these benefits.
Downward dog anyone?