In sri lanka you can discover the healing powers of Ayurvedic treatments and meditative powers of yoga. There are around 6,500 registered Ayurveda practitioners in Sri Lanka, the word Ayurveda extracted from the Sanskrit words for life (ayuh) and knowledge or science (veda), originated in India more than 3,000 years ago and soon spread to Sri Lanka. Yoga can reduce stress Cholesterol, balance Blood sugar levels and remove sleep disorders. It helps you gain strong posture, strong bones and burn harmful toxins. Physically,yoga postures called "Asanas", are designed to tone, strengthen, and align the body. These postures are performed to make the spine supple and healthy and to promote blood flow to all the organs, glands, and tissues, keeping all the body systems healthy.