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Danielle Rousseau, Kimberleigh Weiss-Lewit, and Mark Lilly

Yoga is a complex body of practice, lineage, and community and while the yoga community is one of connection, growth, and mutual support in the broadest sense, it has not been immune to the pervasive sexual violence that is coming to light across our society. In addressing the position of yoga

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Megan Colletto and Nancy Rodriguez

; Paddon-Jones & Rasmussen, 2009 ). Physical activity, strength training in particular, improves whole body protein balance (WBPB) in older individuals ( Timmerman et al., 2012 ; Walker et al., 2011 ). Of significance to this investigation is the potential of yoga as an alternative exercise option for the

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Bethany Forseth and Stacy D. Hunter

Traditional yoga practices originated in India a few thousand years ago 1 and involve engagement in 8 limbs, or focuses, of the practice that include yama (restraint), niyama (observance), asana (physical poses), pranayama (breathing techniques), pratyahara (preparation for meditation), dharana

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Hamid Reza Bokaeian, Fateme Esfandiarpour, Shahla Zahednejad, Hossein Kouhzad Mohammadi, and Farzam Farahmand

. Studies consistently showed that MT gait reduces the external KAM in patients with knee OA ( Fregly et al., 2007 ; Gerbrands et al., 2017 ; Walter et al., 2010 ). Moreover, it has been shown that some yoga exercises, for example, the warrior and the goddess exercises, are associated with a reduction in

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Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, Richard F. MacLehose, Allison W. Watts, Marla E. Eisenberg, Melissa N. Laska, and Nicole Larson

rates of engagement in, and responsiveness to, standard weight management, 4 , 16 and there are few effective weight gain prevention strategies currently available for young adults. 4 Yoga is a practice that involves physical movement, strengthening and stretching activities, focused breathing

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Dafne Pires Pinto, Pedro Vieira Sarmet Moreira, and Luciano Luporini Menegaldo

Yoga is a millennial Indian tradition that integrates physical, mental, and emotional dimensions ( Ni et al., 2014 ). Yoga practice has many benefits, such as balance improvement of healthy adults ( Subramaniam & Bhatt, 2017 ), women with musculoskeletal problems ( Ülger & Yağlı, 2011 ), and

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Soubhagyalaxmi Mohanty, Balaram Pradhan, and Alex Hankey

Yoga is an ancient Indian knowledge using holistic mind–body practices to maintain health ( Salmon, Lush, Jablonski, & Sephton, 2009 ). The United Nations General Assembly declared June 21 as the International Day of Yoga (IDY) in 2015, and since that time, awareness of yoga’s practice has spread

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J. Luke Pryor, Brittany Christensen, Catherine G. R. Jackson, and Stephanie Moore-Reed

pain and discomfort while meeting metabolic demands consistent with physical activity recommendations may be part of the solution for physical activity engagement, and long-term adherence and compliance in sedentary, obese individuals. Yoga is an increasingly popular form of physical activity, which

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Diane Richmond, Kathleen Castro, Vaibhavi Rathod, Thais Medeiros da Costa Dias, Nelson Marinho de Lima Filho, Judith Meer, and Smita Rao

Yoga is an ancient mind–body practice that includes postures, meditation, and breathing. The practice of yoga is rapidly growing in popularity across the world and especially in the United States. Recent data indicate that about 21 million Americans have practiced yoga within the last 12 months. 1

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Sindhu Shanker and Balaram Pradhan

and children. This can also present as financial stress for the parents ( Jain et al., 2019 ). As such, parents constantly search for alternative treatments to help their children. Currently, as a movement-based mind–body intervention, yoga is increasingly used as an alternative therapeutic practice