Yoga is a “no-brainer” for people that do and don’t like to exercise! Why? Yoga is like fitness, and it is not like fitness. It resembles fitness because it strengthens your body and tones it. It is not like fitness, because it is much more than that. Yoga is a system for the body that targets more than your muscles. The main focus of yoga is achieving mental and emotional balance through the movement of the body and the coordinated breath. Here are the mental health benefits of yoga.