Over the last several years, the practice of yoga has grown and moved toward a more central position in both alternative and main stream therapy choices for those seeking solutions to a wide variety of personal challenges. Many are surprised and pleased to find that it can be a powerful and deep way to enhance life satisfaction and happiness on so many levels. It is more and more apparent that lifestyle is a factor in many issues we have historically attributed to age or genetics. We all are coming to realize that the cumulative effects of stress causes a multitude of health problems.