Yoga is a universal technique. It combines breathing and relaxation with exercise, to open and strengthen the physical body. It helps circulation and movement of the joints at the same time as freeing the mind. The regular practice of Yoga is a simple way to achieve a healthier lifestyle and a more powerful connection between mind and body.
Yoga teaches the way to withdraw the mind from the objects of the world and to remove desire from the mind. Before commencing yoga one should have sound body and mind. Without health, one cannot achieve anything in this world. Therefore health is an essential factor for all achievements in this world whether they are secular or spiritual.
Yoga has many different teachings and most classes begin teaching the student asana practice, this is the physical aspect of Yoga where students are encouraged to align breath and movement to extend and strengthen their physical bodies.
Yoga is a universal technique that enables us to acquire an insight into the true nature of things by direct experience.
Some of the many benefits yoga offers you are:
Maintaining good health, a sense of stability and achieving inner balance
Strength & Flexibility
Yoga helps the body become stronger and more flexible
Increased level of fitness
Cardiovascular strength improved
Improved focus and concentration
Helps to alleviate depression and encourage positive energy
Yoga helps regain and retain youthfulness
Blood flow increased in the body as a result
Relaxation of nervous system
Brain activity to be stimulated
Spine free from tension
Spine free from tension and reinforced
Hip joints, the knees and the ankles are strengthened and the sciatic nerve is toned
Quietening effect on the mind
Chest expansion improving breathing function
Fatty deposits around the waistline are gradually eliminated
Head and Neck
Tensions removed from head and neck
Flow of energy downward from the navel area favours the digestion and elimination processes as well as the ovarian function in women.
Thyroid gland is stimulated and produces an overall regeneration of the system