Yoga is not put so a large amount in the weight loss context as other new age, exercise routines, be it Gym or Zumba. May be this is because yoga is not a physical exercise in the sense these methods are. This mysterious science of mind, body wellness can be rooted in ancient India now in everywhere the approach to health was holistic, taking in physical as well as mental impacts into the fold of health development.
Therefore, if yoga is to be posited in the weight loss context, it has to be a conscious change in fitness as well as food habits. Add synchronized breath to body movement with that and we have a fully successful weight control schedule with yoga.