Have you ever visited any yoga camps near by your town or city? If the answer to this simple question is yes, then you must have realized the power of yoga in your day to day life if you are performing this art on a regular basis. If No, I would suggest you to join at least one camp so that you can realize what healthy benefits of yoga are?
What is yoga?
Yoga is a group of mental, spiritual and physical exercises originated in India. Now, there are a variety of yoga practices all over the world. The earlier texts describe the yoga credits to Buddhist and Hindu Upanishads. Swami Vivekananda introduced this exercise in the west and in 1980’s, it becomes one of the most popular and significant exercises in the world. Yoga is more than the physical exercise as it has a spiritual and meditative core. Recent studies have also cleared the effectiveness of yoga on cancer and heart disease. An individual can be at bay from harmful diseases such as asthma if he/she will make yoga a part of his daily life.
Different types of yoga
Here are few of the most popular types of yoga-
Hatha- it is a gentle form of yoga in which an individual have to hold each pose. Hatha is a Sanskrit word that means any yoga. This yoga helps to balance the energies and that is why it is one of the significant types of yoga for beginners.
Yin yoga– this yoga helps to balance your mind and body. The poses of yin yoga are held for few minutes and it is mainly designed to target connective fascia and tissues. This yoga helps to increase elasticity in your body as well as improves your body posture.
Power yoga– This yoga was developed by Beryl Bender Birch. It is a fitness based yoga that shows many benefits such as increased stamina, building internal heat, flexibility, and strength. In this, a student synchronizes his breath with the movement.
Kundalini yoga– this yoga aims to increase consciousness as well as build physical vitality. It includes physical practices with the chanting of mantra- Sat Nam that means truth is my identity.
Vinyasa yoga– vinyasa basically means arranging something in a proper manner. In this yoga, an individual coordinates movement with breath.
Ashtanga yoga– in this yoga, physical practice is done to produce an internal heat to purify the body. This yoga is best for toning and building the strength in body.
Restorative yoga– the slow moving physical practice with longer holds give you deeper relaxation by building healthy nervous system. In this yoga, a variety of props including bolsters, yoga blocks, and blankets used to support the body.
Health benefits of yoga
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- Benefits your relationship
- Encourages self-care
- Keep viruses and allergies at bay
- Supports your connective tissue
- Build awareness for transformation
- Connects with you guidance
- Keeps you drug-free
- Eases your pain
- Increase your self-esteem
- Gives you strength
- Prevent digestive problems
- Gives your peace of mind
- Helps you sleep deeper
- Boost your immune system
- Maintain nervous system
- Provide relief from tension
- Lower blood sugar level
- Helps you to focus
- Build up a healthy lifestyle
- Build muscle strength
- Make your posture perfect
- Improves your flexibility
- Prevent cartilage breakdown
- Improves your mental health
The above mentioned health benefits can help you to get rid of so many dangerous diseases like asthma, diabetes, Cholesterol etc.
You can watch this video from Yoga guru Swami Ramedeo Baba who performs yoga camps all over the world. In this video he is explaining the benefits of yoga.
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- #Note: Consult a doctor in case you are unable to manage the health issues on your own.
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