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Yoga and Meditation

Articles on Yoga and Meditation

Yoga is a Sanskrit word that has many meanings but is often translated as "union", reflecting yoga's emphasis on the connection between mind, body and emotions. Yoga is an ancient technique that teaches the integration of body, mind and spirit so as to lead a healthy and fulfilling life. It is the mind and body work-out which originated in India many centuries ago. Combining instructions for exercise, lifestyle and meditation, yoga offers us a practical, adaptable framework for living our daily lives in peace, good health and constant self-development. It also nourishes the whole person - mind, body and soul. The yoga postures and breathing exercises are designed to help promote relaxation, flexibility, strength, and body awareness. Yoga involves a series of stretches and poses done with specific breathing techniques. Yoga is a gentle, powerful exercise that almost anyone can perform, regardless of age or fitness level. Yoga can promote good health and improve or overcome some of the risk of common illnesses such as poor blood circulation, high blood pressure, headaches, lower back pain, difficulty in breathing and tension or stress. Yoga is popular among people of all ages. Yoga is also widely practiced by people who have certain health conditions, such as arthritis or osteoporosis. Senior adults can benefit from yoga practicing just once a week. A regular practice of yoga postures is very important for busy working people, as it will induce relaxation, lower stress and relieve tension. It has recently been incorporated into the fitness regimen with some adaptations to make them more suited to modern living. Of the many types of yoga, hatha yoga is the most popular and widely practiced form in the health fitness industry, with its focus on the strength and health of the body. Ashtanga yoga or power yoga is one of the most popular styles of hatha yoga. There are a lot of videos and books on yoga practice but the best way to get started is to learn from a qualified teacher who can teach you the basic and how to get the most out of this powerful mind-body exercise. The fast-rising popularity of yoga has had the positive effect of making yoga classes accessible for everyone. Enrol now and feel the difference!

 

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