a Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely practiced for health and relaxation
Advantages of Doing Yoga
Relief of back and shoulder pain
Relives Stress, Anxiety Depression and Insomnia
Improved cardiovascular health
Increase in sex hormones (particularly testosterone)
Increased strength and Overall Health
This is precisely why a personalized yoga routine is sometimes the best option.
DVD's, videos are made for the broadest audience, and large classes may not modify for your situation in time to prevent an injury.
Your posture sequence only considers your body and temperament, it would be quite mischievous to make a Type A personality sit and do 20 minutes of silent meditation their first time out.