NY Yoga

Yoga is an ancient health practice with over five thousand years of verifiable history. Since there are around eleven million people in the United States utilizing these techniques, yoga has far surpassed the status of a simple trend.

In the western world you will find that most yoga classes out there focus on learning the many varied poses or “asanas”. In most cases they will instruct you through breathing exercises along with certain meditation techniques. A great deal of yoga classes focus solely on relaxation but you can also find more intense courses which increase your flexibility, and train your body to move in new ways. These classes will provide you with greater health benefits that will work towards developing your strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination.

warrior-pose

The Warrior Pose I is named after a warrior. Yogis are supposed to be pacifists, right? It’s not so strange when you know that the most highly regarded of all the texts for yogis, the Bhagavad-Gita, is the discussion between a couple famous and fearsome warriors, and that... Read more

tree-pose-feat

The tree pose is a pretty famous pose. Let’s go over a step-by-step introduction to it. The anatomical focus of this pose are the thights. It has a therapeutic effect on sciatica. It benefits the poser in several ways like with the thighs, ankles, and pine. It also works... Read more

Reclining-Big-Toe-Pose-feat

The Reclining Big Toe Pose gives you a lot of benefits like stretching the hips, thighs, groins, calves, and hamstrings. It also helps with strengthening the knees. It also does a great job of stimulating the prostate gland too. It has a great effect on digestion too. It... Read more

moneky-pose-feature

The monkey pose is sometimes referred to as a split by yogis. The pose is sort of like the advanced leg stretch, and it can help when you stretch the hips and make them more flexible. The monkey pose aids in opening up your hips squared to the front. The pose is named after... Read more

hero-pose-yoga

The hero pose is a great pose to know not only for its therapeutic benefits, but because it’s so fun to tell your friends that you can do the hero’s pose, it’s a conversation starter. Here’s a step-by-step introduction to it. This will help you get started in doing... Read more

Hand-To-Big-Toe-Pose-feat

The anatomical focus for this pose is the upper back. It is designed to help osteoporosis. The benefits include strengthening the legs and ankles, stretching the legs in the back part, and improving your sense of balance. There are some contraindications and cautions for... Read more

the-easy-pose-feat

The focus of this pose is on the upper back. It can really help relieve stress. It is calming to the brain, strengthening to the back, and it acts to stretch out the knees and ankles too. It might not be good for people with knee injuries though. One beginner’s tip is to... Read more

the-downward-facing-dog-feat

The downward-facing dog has the benefits of calming the brain, helping relieve stress, and curing mild depression. It gives you energy, helps the shoulder muscles strech out, hamstrings, calf muscles, arches, and even the hands too. It strengthens up the arms and the legs.... Read more

the-cat-pose-feat

The anatomical focus of the cat pose is on the uterus. It is designed to relieve stress. It has the benefits of stretching the back and torso. It also provides for a nice massage for the spine and the stomach organs too. If you have a neck injury, you should learn to... Read more

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