Yoga consists of exercises, stretches, postures (asana), meditations and breathing techniques designed to promote physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. It is frequently used to help increase range of motion and as a gentle tool for improving physical fitness; however it offers much much more in the form of tools and techniques that help you to balance the body, the mind and the spirit.
Meditation offers a variety of tools that assist you in practicing concentrated focus, increasing relaxation and awareness to the present moment and decreasing stress, fear, depression and strong emotions.
What you put in your body fuels and provides materials for the building blocks of your body. Additionally, some people have reactions to certain foods. By finding and eliminating those foods, you can improve how you feel.
Qigong (chee gung) means energy cultivation or energy work. It consists of a simple system of gentle movements, meditation, visualizations and breathing techniques that cleanse and strengthen Life Energy (Qi). Used daily, it can promote health and well-being, reduce stress and help cure or alleviate sickness. It is a power system of healing and one of the oldest methods of traditional healthcare in China.
The way you think greatly affects how you feel. By focusing on more positive thought processes and less self-deprecating thought processes you can change the way you feel about life and things that go on around you in life.
Pranayama or breath work consists of breathing techniques that help to cleanse the body of toxins and calm the nervous system.