How to choose the yoga style right for you

Confused by all the different classes at your local yoga studio? We’ve decoded 10 popular styles to help you decide which one is best for you
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Hatha

What it is: Hatha yoga is the physical practice of yoga that uses a combination of body postures (asanas), breathing (pranayama) and meditation (dyana) with the goal of invigorating both mind and body. It’s also where almost all modern styles of yoga are derived from.

Who it’s for:
Hatha is a slower-paced practice, which focuses on breathing and basic poses, so it’s a great practice for beginners.

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