Yoga Assignment (Medically Excused)

In a paper no less than 3 pages, typed, double spaced, size 10 font, answer the following questions:

1- What is yoga? Where did it originate? Under which populations of people is yoga commonly practiced? Why is it becoming so popular?

2- What are some different types of yoga? What are the differences between them?

3- List at least 4 things you should do before beginning or while participating in yoga to ensure a beneficial and safe performance.  Explain why they are important.

* Hint: attire, breathing, safety, etc. 

4-What is the Sun Salutation? What is it used for? Explain the steps involved in performing the Sun Salutation.  Talk about the breathing during each step.