Yoga – Path to improve your life style

Yoga
Yoga

What is Yoga

Yoga is a generic term for physical, mental, and spiritual disciplines which originated in ancient India. Yoga is a science that offers a holistic approach to health with a view to maintains balance in the body, mind, and emotions through stretches, diet and lifestyle. Yoga includes a set of ethical imperatives and moral precepts, including diet, exercise, and meditative aspects.

Yoga Tree Position
Yoga Tree Position

Yoga Basics

  • Age. Yoga is recommended for all ages except children especially below 12 years of age.
  • Duration. Practice Yoga for minimum 30 to 45 minutes to get maximum results.
  • Best Timings. Early morning hours are best, afternoon is also suitable if food consumption is controlled.
  • Food. Practice empty stomach; consume solid food 4 hours and liquid 1 hour before practice.
  • Diet. Eat simple diet, preferably consume Vegetarian Diet, avoid spicy foods and foods loaded with Fats.
  • Venue. Choose spacious, clean, airy, bright and noise free area for Yoga
  • Floor. Practice Yoga over mat or carpet rather than bare flooring
  • Clothing. Wear comfortable, loose and clean cloths
  • Undergarments. Wear comfortable undergarments
  • Restrictions. Restrict Yoga during Illness, Pregnancy and Periods

Benefits of Yoga.

Some of the Yoga benefits are enumerated below:-

Yoga Stretch
Yoga Stretch
  • Supports and Build muscle strength and maintain flexibility in body.
  • Improves Blood Circulation in the body
  • Promotes natural healing ability of the body
  • Support overall health and well-being.
  • Creates emotional stability and mental balance.
  • Purifies thought process and improves consciousness.
  • Improves ability to concentrate, balance and coordinate activities.
  • Improves metabolism
  • Assists in weight control and weight loss.
  • Promotes Mental Peace and Spiritual Harmony
  • Improves posture
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