Category: Yoga

Alleviate Lower Back Aches Using Simple Yoga Postures 0

Alleviate Lower Back Aches Using Simple Yoga Postures

Lower back aches are one of the many problems a woman face in a day-to-day life. She never speaks about it because there is so much important work to do. She can’t let a backache stop her from fulfilling her responsibilities. Am I not right, ladies? The reason I know all this is because as a woman I face it too. And, most of the times I take it for granted as well. We are all humans with the same tendencies to commit the same mistake over and over again. But, let’s make it a point not to commit this one again. Rather, let’s just deal with it using the simple yoga postures you can do...

A Guide to Popular Types of Yoga 0

A Guide to Popular Types of Yoga

TYPES OF YOGA This article will explain what yoga is and includes a helpful guide to the most popular types of yoga. Learn which style is right for you. Ask ten different people to describe yoga, and you’re likely to get ten distinct, differing responses. Attend ten different yoga classes, and you’ll emerge with ten unique experiences. Given its popularity today, this should give you a little insight into what yoga is and its relation to health and fitness, so that you don’t inadvertently end up with a teacher or style of yoga that is ill-matched to your needs, abilities, and preferences. YOGA...

Yoga and Stress 0

Yoga and Stress

Stress has been described over or lack of stimuli. Too little can lead to depression, lethargy, feelings of being devalued and lack of focus. Conversely, too much stress can lead to exhaustion “burn out” or even “nervous breakdown”. Yoga, on the other hand minimizes impact of stress on the individual. Yogic science believes that the regular practice of asanas and pranayama strengthens the nervous system and helps people face stressful situations positively. Tension, is not a modern phenomenon. In the centuries-old yoga Sutras, the sage Patanjali attributed the causes of mental affliction...

An insight into yoga 0

An insight into yoga

Yoga is an ancient system of breathing practices, physical exercises and postures, and meditation intended to integrate the practitioner’s body, mind, and spirit. It originated in India several thousand years ago, and its principles were first written down by a scholar named Patanjali in the second century B. c. The word yoga comes from a Sanskrit word, yukti , and means “union” or “yoke.” Yoga is suitable for most adults of any age or physical condition. Because of the non strenuous nature of our approach to exercise, even those with physical limitations can find a beneficial...

The Health Benefits of Yoga

The Health Benefits of Yoga

Yoga poses work by stretching your muscles. They can help you move better and feel less stiff or tired.At any level of yoga, you’ll probably start to notice benefits soon. In one study, people improved their flexibility by up to 35% after only 8 weeks of yoga. Strike a Pose for Strength Some styles of yoga, such as ashtanga and power yoga, are very physical. Practicing one of these styles will help you improve muscle tone. But even less vigorous styles of yoga, such as Iyengar or hatha, can provide strength and endurance benefits. Many of the poses, such as downward dog, upward dog, and the plank pose,...