Yoga Exercise: 6 Reasons To Do

6 Reasons to Do Yoga
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Do you know that yoga exercise can strengthen your back, firm the stomach, and redistribute body weight through simple and effective body movements?

They also stretch and tone the body muscles as well as improve flexibility and increase endurance.

Yoga Stretching

Yoga Exercise Positions

In Yoga, the word Asanas means positions. They are the used to tone muscles, lubricate joints, and massage the body. Asanas are the best of all exercises to achieve whole body fitness. 

They are very powerful. And the effects becomes dramatic when done correctly.

Yoga Exercise Postures

Yoga postures bring physical as well as mental stability, health and vigor. Asanas were developed thousands of years ago; they have evolved over centuries to those practiced currently. They work wonders in keeping the body healthy and the mind peaceful. Through these Yoga exercises, your nerves, ligaments, muscles, and glands improve. Hence, the level of overall well-being achieved makes Asanas the most comprehensive method of self-care.

Integral Yoga

Your mind must be in harmony with your body movements. To do this, you must equip yourself with the tools of Integral Yoga.

Best-Known Yoga Exercise Posture

Hatha Yoga – the Yoga of Postures – is the most known aspect of Yoga. It involves developing a strong, healthy, and flexible body. However, it is only one aspect of this ancient science.

First Principle of Yoga

Yogis revere the body because they realize that a weak and tired body is a hindrance towards spiritual progress. By being mindful of their breathing while they practice the various postures, they train themselves to discipline their minds. By disciplining their minds, they are able to follow the principles of Yoga.

The first of these principles is “Ahimsa” – peacefulness in thought, deed, and action to other human beings; and also to all living creatures. Most importantly is to our own selves.

Symbol for Ahimsa

Associate this with the position of pushing yourself into a forward bend! With practice, this becomes a natural way of being. But, be easy on yourself. If you are patient, it will come to you.

Is Yoga for You?

Please remember that everyone can practice Yoga. You don’t need any special equipment or clothing. You do need the will to pursue a healthier and happier lifestyle. And to correctly perform Yoga, lessons are needed. You can do these at a gym or studio, or online at home.

The Yoga Postures and Asanas exercise every part of your body. The stretching helps tone your muscles and joints, your spine, and entire Skeletal System. Through format and discipline you improve your overall health by keeping your Glands, Nerves, and other internal organs in radiant health.

If your health needs improving, consider Yoga. If you are looking for a method to exercise your whole body without damaging it, consider Yoga. Your whole body will be appreciative!

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NOTE: Please consult with your physician before starting any new exercise routine.

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