When most people think of yoga they get images of incense, chanting and mystical gurus from faraway lands sitting on the floor cross legged and chanting OM in a state deep relaxation. Learn the truth here…
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There are a many people who are crazy about yoga today. One reason is that it makes them feel better and in good shape. The different poses and postures make their body healthy. So if you want to keep your body in shape, this might be the best exercise for you. But for most of them they find Yoga is the best way to relax and unwind
By Jaimal Yogis
As I walk back to my Balinese cottage after surfing through the waning hours of light—neon green seaweed squishing between my toes under a dark pink sky—no other words seem capable of entering my wave-rinsed mind but “thank you.”
What’s the difference between a cheerleader and a yogi practicing backbends and splits? From a distance, the two would appear to be doing the same thing. But if you looked a bit closer, you might notice that the yogi is breathing more smoothly, slower, and more evenly. You might even observe that while the cheerleader is looking around, smiling at everyone, the yogi’s face is relaxed and his or her gaze is focused. While externally the differences between the yogi and the cheerleader may seem slight, the internal differences are significant.
Yoga is an excellent method of increasing flexibility and strength and toning the body. Yoga can be enjoyed by all fitness levels, with opportunities to challenge your body further. In addition to physical benefits of yoga, it is also beneficial for the mind because it can reduce stress levels and create awareness of one’s body. Yoga can be advantageous in many ways, but getting started can be an intimidating process. We have a few simple tips that will help you take the first step into yoga so you can reap the many benefits.
Find time to slow down, reconnect, and find some peace and harmony.