Why do we practice yoga?

Why do we practice yoga?In a modern world we get lot of stress and strain, pollution and fatigue. This affects the people mental and health system. People are earning a lot but longing for peacefulness. Yoga gives a simple solution for your day to day illness and problems. It relaxes your mind and body and refreshes you.  It assists you to control your body weight.  Now a days people gets affected with weight problem. They might have under weight or over weight. It causes so many problems.  Yoga balances it and your desired weight could be maintained by doing Yoga regularly.  Yoga massages your internal organs, develops resistance to disease and the blood functionality and circulation gets enhanced.  Yoga is a great gift for the modern day people.  It gives you freshness to your body and mind.  It brings back the happiness within you.  Enjoy this life.


About Yoga

about yogaMany believed that Yoga has been practiced around 3000 B.C.  Yoga originated in India. Yoga practitioners are known as Yogis.  Today many researches are going on.  Now the importance of Yoga is known to developed countries. In US millions are benefiting by doing Yoga regularly. You have to learn Yoga through properly trained teachers. Yoga gives you strength, flexibility and balance.  Don’t think it is an alternative for medical care. While doing Yoga you have to pay attention what your body says.

Yoga poses are known as asanas. Doing asanas stretches your muscles. Hence lactic acid might get released which builds your muscle. Further it causes tension, pain, fatigue and pain. Yoga develops the motion in joints. The tissues gets soften.  Yoga accentuates lengthening and deepening your breath. It improves the lung capacity. The ability of mental focus and concentration gets developed which benefits students. This is caused because Yoga improves the oxygen level to the brain. Many researches gives positive results that the memory level increases, improves energy level and improves person’s sense of self acceptance.  Yoga is also used as adjunct treatment for some diseases. It is known as IYT or Integrative Yoga Therapy.

Yoga and children

yoga and childrenThe glandular and nervous systems are growing for the children under 16 and Yoga exercises on these systems may hinder their natural growth.  Safe practice of children is to practice simple breathing and meditation exercises as long as the breath is never held.  This helps children to concentrate, relax, cope with stressful events and emotional upsets. When the children are trained under Yoga techniques are better capable of managing the emotional upsets. The asanas and breathing techniques provide strong compression and deep massage of the parts of the body. Glandular system largely controls the growth. Yoga asanas powerful mental and physical effects may hamper with the natural growth.

About Yoga

about yogaYoga is a Sanskrit term which is a universally known generic term for the mental, physical and spiritual practice.  It originates in ancient India. In Hindu philosophy there are six astika and it is the one. In other context and tradition is has been defined as “union with the divine”. In the 19th century Yoga has been brought to West by Hindu monks. Across the Western world it became popular in 1980s as a system of physical exercise. Effectiveness of Yoga has been studied by many. In the United States long term Yoga practitioners reported it as a mental health and musculo-skeletal improvements.