The word Yoga comes from the Sanskrit word Yug, which means unite, subjugate. This union is understood as the union of Atma and Paramatma, that is, of the self with the infinite. Yoga has been widespread in recent years and the main reason for this diffusion is that it does well not only to the body but above all to the mind. Some people begin to do yoga for a banal backache, who wants to improve their flexibility, who wants to lose weight and maybe who is trying to grow spiritually. Yoga is a universal discipline and can help anyone practice it in a number of ways. Beneficial effects of yoga scientifically proven. All the mental and physical benefits for those who decide to practice yoga.