Our expert says:
Hi Laila, you can throw away those dumbbells because yoga definitely qualifies as a weight bearing exercise. In the postures you take the body weight into the arms, on each leg, on the head, shoulders, etc, etc - thus explaining why many practitioners appear strong. Although not the primary and only benefit of yoga (the calming, relaxing, meditative benefits being others), it certainly is one of them...
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