Yoga is a complete mind-body workout done on a mat on the floor that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing, meditation and/or relaxation. There are countless benefits of adding a yoga routine to your work-out regimen including: Increased muscle strength and tone. Improved respiration, energy and vitality. Increased blood flow. Enhanced immunity. Weight reduction. Improved cardio and circulatory health. Improved athletic performance and protection from injury.