What is Yoga?
Enriched with the knowledge of empowering your physical and mental strength with your conscious. Each study has its own epistemology. For instance, leading a life with strong research by calculating an inference, Anuman. Eventually placing all the Anumans in a set of comparisons and analogies, Upmana. Concluding using an axiom and the circumstances based on source or origin, Sabda (Writings and words from previous and present experts of the subject). Failure is also part of conclusion, non-perception, absence of evidence or cognition, Anupalabdhi (no fingerprints on the weapon of crime).
Yoga is a disciplined study to attain a goal with methods and techniques to empower your mind and body. With various postures and poses, Yoga is set of Indian exercises for a healthy physical and stress-free life. Knowledge acquired from Hindu texts like Bhagavad Gita and Yogasutras, discussed during Mahabharata according to the Vedic literature. Every pose in Yoga derives a meditative way of acknowledging inadequate cognition and perception in one’s self.
Lord Shiva introduced 84 basic poses based on 84,00,000 species, 1 for each 1,00,000 as described in ancient texts. Set of rules determined from thousands of years of discipline to attain physical and mental balance. Certain set of ways to acquire a body posture, Asanas. Asana is a body pose to gain physical and mental strength, physical flexibility and elasticity and to improve psychic serenity and observing with various breathing exercises known as Pranayama.
Types of Yoga
There many kinds of Yoga, some of the most practiced ones are:
Hatha Yoga is initiated with momentary relaxation through various breathing exercises followed by different Asanas consequently helping you to get a subtle and serene feeling of physical efforts with a moment of relaxation in the end of the Yoga.
is a very spirited yoga for people in good physical shape. Predefined sequence of Asanas changes the process of breathing in accordance to the movement of the body allowing eliminating toxins through perspiration. Its is also ends with a moment of relaxation.
Kundalini Yoga is also a very attractive yoga form. Yoga is not so demanding physically and is followed by various asanas, pranayama, mantras and meditation. It focuses on the improvement of vital energy life,
Harnessing life for greater dynamism and prosperity.
Yoga is meant to be the teaching of perfect physical appearance with vital organs to prevent any health issues and total command over mental status. There are various pose in yoga which require bending and twisting your body in the correct posture to allow certain body parts to work in enhanced manner.
Shavasana, Handstand, Adho Mukha Savasana, Kapotasana, Tadasana, Bakasana and many more are the yoga poses providing the complete body workout. Requires hard physical work with sweat and ability to exhaust oneself. Eventually, toning the physical appearance of the body and enhancing overall health with increased flexibility, awareness and relaxation.
Yoga Pose (Asana & Pranayama)Shavasana
Shavasana (corpse pose) is an Asana apparently performed in the moment of relaxation at end of a yoga practice. In Shavasana, person has to lie flat on their backs with the legs spread as far as the yoga mat and hands few inches away from the body with palm facing upwards.
Most commonly known as the Lotus position. Padmasana is a asana in which both feet are placed on opposite thigh placing arms few inches away from the body or placing them on the knee or by placing hands on each other in the mid-point of the posture. It is a cross legged position originating from meditation practices of ancient India. To obtain enhanced breathing ability and encourage physical stability.
Adho Mukha Svanasana
Downward dog facing posture as derived by the Sanskrit meaning of the word Adho mukha svan asana. Initially, positioning the hands and knees on the ground, hands parallel to shoulders and knees around 17 cm apart from hips. Eventually on a deep breath pushing the hip towards the roof. Moving hips back and forth with deep inhalation and exhalation creates a flow of energy throughout the body.
The cobra pose is back-bending yoga asana. Bhujang means snake in Sanskrit. In this yoga pose person lies on the ground with stomach facing the ground and arms stretched outwards. While inhaling, lift the chest upwards like a hood raised of serpent engaging the core and lifting the quads off the ground. Keeping the feet pressed into the ground and neck neutral gazing the ground.
The Pigeon pose, originally known as Kapotasana derived from Sanskrit word Kapot meaning pigeon. Yoga pose is an advanced posture which require amazing body flexibility. In this asana, person sits on the ground on his/her knees and bending back to the knee level on the ground. It opens the chest and enhances back and groin strength. Pose increases the flexibility of hips.
The Child pose, originally Balasana in which Bala means child in Sanskrit. In this yoga pose, body is positioned like a prenatal fetus. Placing the front of the legs below the knees and resting the chest on the knees or knees can be wide spread within the yoga mat allowing chest to rest between the knees. Arms can be stretched either towards the head or feet.
Vrikshasana is the pose of the tree. In this yoga pose, person needs to shift the weight on one leg. Therefore, starting with the right leg, left foot with remain in contact with the ground and right knee is required to be bent placing the right foot on left inner thigh. Both the foot placements hips should be open knees pointing towards the respective sides not forward. Toes of the foot lifted pointing downwards. Shoulders and head should be aligned vertically pointing hands either upwards unclasped or clasped.
Navasana is derived from Sanskrit word Nava meaning boat apparently making it the Boat Pose. In this yoga pose, person sits on the ground, body is solely balanced by butt. Forming a V shape by bending the knees by bringing the soles of the feet to the ground and bringing the palms on the back of the thighs. Start lifting legs and back high extending the hands parallelly forward to the ground to shift the body weight from feet firmly. Making the body to balance on the seat bones and strengthening the spine to broaden and lift the chest. Navasana enhances the strength of abdominal muscles, legs and lower back.