Yin and Yang yoga comes from theTaoist spiritual tradition indigenous to China.Tao refers to the mysterious source of existence and translates to the way, the path,The Absolute. InTaoism the entire universe is regarded as a living organism imbued with life force. Being in harmony with the flow of this energy in nature is the essence ofTaoist attitude.Taoism finds its origins in the shamanic cultures of people who lived along theYellow River region of northern China thousands of years ago. From these ancient and animistic beginningsTaoism evolved into several primary branches or schools that encompass magic, divination, ceremony and folk religion, philosophy and mysticism, internal alchemy and medicine, and ethics.