Tuesday, May 21, 2013

What is Yoga

What comes to your mind when you hear the word Yoga?

If you think of seemingly impossible poses as well, then you may be a sign of what yoga. But it is just that - a symptom. You've got a long way to go before fully understanding Yoga.

Yoga is more than related_products_container 500 "= class" goes the ancient Indian body of knowledge that is in the "0 years ago. Term" one or integrate yoga "means" yuj "came from the Sanskrit word". "Yoga of a person's own consciousness and the universal consciousness of the union.

Ancient yogis man in order to be in harmony with himself and his environment, his body, mind and spirit was a belief that the synchronization. This, emotion, action, and intelligence must be in balance to coordinate the three. Yogis to achieve and maintain this balance in a way, it's exercise, breathing, and meditation is done by - the three main Yoga structures.

Yoga, body care of it, is primarily treated with respect
Man's work and development tool. Yoga exercises, improve circulation and stimulates the abdominal organs, and generally result in better health glandular system of the body, the pressure on.

Breathing techniques developed on the basis of the concept that breath is the source of life. They will slowly increase their breathing yoga, breath control students. Meditation - by focusing on their breathing, they prepare the next on their mind.

Meditation, your mind will go blank as it is a common misconception. Not like that. Meditation, students in a 'quiet' minds as a result of the center and to bring mental functions. Design and create awareness of our physical body poses through breathing techniques, yoga helps us to focus our everyday stress relieves us.

Yoga for Mind and Body

The body and the mind are in a state of constant interaction. The science of yoga does not dictate where the body ends and the mind begins, but approaches both as a single, integrated entity. The key is to integrate the two together, to union, thus the term yoga. 

Yoga Postures, while appearing to deal with the physical body alone, actually influence the chemical balance of the brain, which in turn improves one's mental state of being.
Yoga possesses the unique ability to calm the nerves. The nerves function as the medium between the physiological body and the psychological body. Practicing yoga has the holistic impact of relaxing the body and calming the mind 

Yogic exercises cater to the needs of each individual according to his or her specific needs and physical condition. They involve vertical, horizontal, and cyclical movements, which provide energy to the system by directing the blood supply to the areas of the body which need it most. In yoga, each cell is observed, attended to, and provided with a fresh supply of blood, allowing it to function smoothly. The mind is naturally active and dynamic, while the inner self is luminous. 

However, unhealthy bodies tend to have inert, dull, and sluggish minds. It is the practice of yoga which removes this sluggishness from the body and brings it to the level of the active mind. Ultimately, both the body and mind rise to the level of the illuminated self.

The practice of yoga stimulates and changes emotional attitudes, converting apprehensiveness into courage, indecision and poor judgment into positive decision making skills, and emotional instability into confidence and mental equilibrium. 

The skills that can be aquired and used to further your yoga practice can also be used for all other areas of life in general.