5 Reasons to Try Yoga this Year

Whether you're new to yoga or trying to get back into it, here are five reasons to get on the mat and start a yoga practice

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Yoga benefits your body and mind

Yoga may have been seen as just a trend in the ’90s, but judging by the ever-growing number of studios in Canada, it’s never been so popular-mostly due to the benefits it brings practitioners. “The great thing is you’ll be a much better person to hang out with,” says Vancouver-based yoga instructor Eoin Finn, creator of many popular yoga DVDs including The Pursuit of Happy Hips. Still haven’t made it on the mat? Here, Finn shares his top reasons to bring a yoga practice into your life.

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