|Why rugby stars are taking up yoga|
|Around the Academy:
Wales's rugby stars have taken up yoga as part of their World Cup preparations.
Fitness coach Andy Hore has signed up the entire 55-man squad for weekly lessons.
He hopes it will improve the players' kicking ability, speed and power.
So here at the Academy we decided to find out how even props and second rows can benefit from this super stretchy sport.
What is yoga?
Who does yoga?
Why do people do yoga?
It can also develop the coordination of your breathing and movement as well as teaching you how to hold your posture and flow from one posture to another.
Are there lots different types of yoga?
The founders of the three major styles - Astanga, Iyengar and Viniyoga - were all students at the Yoga Institute at the Mysore Palace in India.
Two other common styles are called Integral and Sivananda. If you fancy taking up yoga, try a few of the different styles and see which one you prefer.
What are the different postures?
This is a starting position that helps focus awareness on breathing and the body. It also helps strengthen the lower back and open the groin and hips.
Another well known position is the Warrior. This strengthens your legs and your arms.
Can kids do yoga?
People forget that kids today are under a lot of stress with school work, the pressure to compete with other children and even parents so some children are turning to Yoga to help them relax.
It helps them to develop better body awareness, self-control, flexibility and coordination. It can also help them become better with their daily routines.
Do any celebrities do yoga?
And now you can count all the Welsh rugby stars in too!