It is a low-impact activity suitable for people of all ages and most states of health, including those who have long been sedentary or “hate” exercise.
It is a gentle, relaxing activity that involves deep breathing but does not work up a sweat or leave you out of breath.
It does not place undue stress on joints and muscles and therefore is unlikely to cause pain or injury.
It requires no special equipment or outfits, only lightweight, comfortable clothing.
Once proper technique is learned from a qualified instructor, it is a low-cost activity that can be practiced anywhere, anytime.