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.
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
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
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 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