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Our thoughts, attitudes, beliefs and feelings can positively and negatively affect our biological functioning. The mind-body connection can be defined as the information flow of biology regulators, a network of interconnections by the nervous system that regulates organ functions and hormones. The brain and the immune system continuously signal each other, often along the same pathways, which can explains why our state of mind can influences our health. In acupuncture and Chinese medicine there are pathways called meridians in the body along which vital energy to flow. In yoga philosophy there are energy centres within the human body known as chakras, which help to regulate the body processes, from organ function to the immune system. Yoga breathing and yoga postures – asana yoga benefit the body by calming the nervous system, reduced blood pressure as well as improving lung capacity and circulation, to help distribute nutrients and oxygen around the body and organs including the reproductive organs.