When east meets west, most westerners have a misconception of yoga that yoga is some practice of eastern religious.
Yoga practice is not religious even though its originated in India according to Hinduism yoga is a way of lives. Yoga in Indian traditions, however, is more than physical exercise, it has a meditative and spiritual core.
Stress causes the a person out of harmony. The practice of yoga is the union of body and mind that brings harmony to the person who practice it and cultivate the inner peace.
In this video below Sri Sri Ravi Shanka explained at the European Parliament in Brussels he addressed Yoga Practice brings peace humanitarian that the world need. He also answered many questions about religious controversial practicing yoga.