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What is YOGA? What are different Types of Yoga


Ayurveda is the world’s most sophisticated and powerful mind-body health systems. More than a mere system of treating illness, Ayurveda is a science of life!  It offers a body of wisdom designed to help people stay vibrant and healthy while realizing their full human potential. It uses the principles of nature, to help maintain health in a person by keeping the ones body, mind and spirit in perfect balance with nature. Practicing Ayurveda also improves your yoga practice, a perfect situation!.

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What is YOGA?

Yoga word is derived from the Sanskrit word yuj, Yoga means union of the individual consciousness or soul with the Universal  Spirit. Yoga is some 5000 year old Indian body of knowledge. Though many think of yoga only as a physical exercise where people twist, turn, stretch, and breathe in the most complex ways, these are actually only the most superficial aspect of this profound science of unfolding the infinite potentials of the human mind and soul.The science of Yoga imbibe itself the complete essence of the Way of Life, including – Gyan Yoga or philosophy, Bhakti Yoga or path of devotional bliss, Karma Yoga or path of blissful action, and Raja Yoga or path of mind control. Raja Yoga is further divided into eight parts. At the heart of the Raja Yoga system, balancing .various approaches, is the practice of Yoga Asana. Practice of yoga is such important. We really need to take care for our body. Try some yoga to stay fit and for live long.

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Breathing Techniques (Pranayama) & Meditation (Dhyaan) Pranayama is the extension and control of one’s breath. Practicing good techniques of breathing can help bring more oxygen to the blood and brain, eventually helping control prana or energy. Pranayama also goes hand in hand with various yoga asanas. The union of these two yogic principles is considered as the highest form of purification and self-discipline, covering both mind and body. Pranayama techniques also ready us for a deeper experience of meditation. Meditation is that part of yoga which helps you to keep yourself fit. Try yoga daily to
stay strong.

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Types of Yoga:

Hatha: The form most often associated with yoga, it combines a series of basic movements with breathing.

Vinyasa: A series of poses that flow smoothly into one another.

Power:  A faster, higher-intensity practice that builds muscle.

Ashtanga: Series of poses, combined with a special breathing technique.

Do yoga daily to keep yourself fit and  stay healthy. !!! ♥