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Image description >> This yoga frog statue is showing us the possible flexibility that comes from a stretching routine. Yoga is one of the best exercises to increase flexibility. Yoga was brought into the western world by Hindu monks in the late 19th century and, in the 1980s, its popularity exploded. Many studies have suggested that yoga is an effective soother of some forms of cancer, schizophrenia, asthma, and heart conditions. Regular yoga practice increases brain GABA levels, and has been shown to improve mood and anxiety more than other exercises, such as walking. Generally, the studies of the effects of yoga on heart disease say that yoga can reduce high blood pressure, amend symptoms of heart failure, enhance cardiac restoration, and lower cardiovascular risk factors.