Editor's Note: By now we're all familiar with the many mental and physical benefits of a regular yoga practice. According to a study published in the International Journal of Yoga, just 20 minutes of Sun Salutations might be all you need to feel the effects in your whole body. While a 60-minute practice is still highly beneficial, it's nice to know that in a few minutes we can achieve similar results. Just be sure to keep practicing regularly!

In this short clip from mindbodygreen's course, The Complete Guide To Yoga featuring Tara Stiles, you'll see a few different ways to warm up your body with yoga for optimal well-being in your mind and body.

Cover photo by Neal Kreuser for mindbodygreen, Video by mbg courses