This physical education elective is designed to meet the interest of students who desire to participate in and develop increased health, body awareness, and balance. This course will introduce and develop strength and flexibility through the practice of Yoga, a focus on physical postures. Students will learn basic poses with appropriate modifications, if needed. The benefits of incorporating Yoga practice into their life will be discussed. Students will learn the importance of daily practice and the benefits of Yoga: relaxation, aids digestion, strengthens spine, improves circulation, reduces stress and tension, fights the effects of aging, increases strength and flexibility, and sharpens mental concentration.