You’ve likely overheard your friends talking about how much they love their yoga class, and they are full of claims about yoga improving their overall health. However, sometimes hearing things like, “yoga helps the flow of prana” doesn’t really mean much to newbies. Don’t let the fancy jargon of yoga (and trust us, yoga is sometimes hard to understand!) keep you from trying it out. Here are 12 benefits of a weekly yoga class, sure to impress even the biggest of skeptics.