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Ontario Town Hosts Yoga Festival

September 16, 2012

In response to the upcoming Durham Global Mala Yoga Festival in Oshawa, Ontario, Massage School San Diego has released a list of the top 10 benefits of yoga, in hopes of encouraging this healthy and active exercise.

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2012

The city of Oshawa, Ontario, will play host to the Durham Global Mala Yoga Festival this weekend. In response, Massage School San Diego, a promoter of active lifestyles, healthy dieting and holistic schools in San Diego, has released a list of the top 10 health benefits of yoga, with aims of encouraging the continued growth of yoga as an exercise activity.

This weekend, Oshawa, Ontario, will join more than 3,000 other cities across the world in hosting a yoga festival as part of the Global Mala Yoga for Peace 2012 movement. The Durham Global Mala Yoga Festival will take place at the Oshawa Community Health Center from 10:15 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 16. The festival features yoga classes, Kirtan, meditation, yoga-related vendors and a presentation by keynote speaker Acharya Ram Vakkalanka, a philosopher, Sitar player and Sanskrit teacher. Proceeds from the event will go to local charities.

In conjunction with Oshawa´s festival, Massage School San Diego has released a list of the top 10 health benefits of yoga:

1.    It can reduce stress.

2.    It can help you lose weight.

3.    It decreases your blood pressure.

4.    It improves your sleep.

5.    It improves your posture.

6.    It betters your hand-eye coordination.

7.    It decreases your pulse rate.

8.    It eases anxiety and depression.

9.    It improves your memory.

10.    It helps your immune system.

Global Mala Yoga for Peace is a worldwide movement that aims to unite members of the yoga community across the globe. It takes place around the Autumnal Equinox each year and, according to tradition, includes a series of Sun Salutations, Kriya, meditation and more.

Oshawa is a city located in the Southern region of Ontario, Canada. It is home to 149,000 residents, according to the 2011 Census, and is considered a part of the Greater Toronto Area. The city was incorporated in 1850.

Ontario is the most populated of Canada´s 10 provinces. Its capital, Ottawa, boasts a population of 883,000, while its most populous city, Toronto, is home to 2.6 million residents. The province encompasses more than 450,000 square miles. Its government is a constitutional monarchy, led by Lt. Gov. David Onley and Premier Dalton McGuinty, and its official language is English.

In conjunction with the Durham Global Mala Yoga Festival in Oshawa, Ontario, MassageSchoolSanDiego.com has released a list of the top 10 benefits of yoga, in hopes of encouraging a more active and healthy lifestyle for all.

About Massage School San Diego:

A long-standing resource to the San Diego massage education community, MassageSchoolSanDiego.com provides guidance and assistance to incoming massage students, incoming attendees, and the massage schools of San Diego themselves. MSSD is also a purveyor of health news, healthy living tips, and healthy eating advice for man and animal alike.

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