Types of Yoga

Gaining Posture with Yoga

How to enhance posture
Yoga focuses on posture, which its practices include the thunderbolt, easy, and chair posture. Of course, it is your choice if you want to create your own poise while sitting, preparing for yoga. Asanas (Sanskrit Posture) teaches on to adapt to his or her environment. Once Yogini (Female) and/or Yogi (Male) become flexible, they will often move onto a new level. Still, the body must be in alignment.

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Go Straight to Video for Yoga Training

The various postures of yoga have long been used as a basis for the stretching moves that are prescribed for athletes or used in other forms of exercise. It's no surprise, then, that a flood of yoga tapes is hitting the market.

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Got a Few Minutes

Ina Mirx is 68, looks 35, and can do things with her body that a 16-year-old farm hand can't do, but she wasn't always fit-as-a-fiddle. At the age of 30, while pregnant, she was forced to jump from the third story of a burning hotel. She landed on concrete, fractured her spine and pelvis, broke several ribs -- and lost her child.

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Half Shoulder Yoga Stands

If you have hernia, high blood pressure, or pregnant avoid these yogic methods. Those with neck problems, glaucoma, and obesity should consult with a physician first before attempting these strategies.

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Half Stand Yoga Practices

How the half stands work: Yoga includes the half stand posture. The stands are designed to assist Yogi and Yogini in recognizing the arms, back, legs, shoulders, etc, and enhance energy. Half stand practices include Lotus, as well as the actual Half Stand.

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Hatha Yoga

Hatha yoga is an ancient hindu system of working with the human nervous system. Because it releases tension and endows one with renewed energy, far too many 20th century people, yoga teachers included, have come to look upon the venerable Indian physical science as solely an exercise for health and vitality of mind and body.

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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

For controlling your hypertension, there are two effective yoga exercises that helps lower the blood pressure:

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History of Yoga

Yoga began in India 3,000 to 4,000 years ago. The word yoga comes from the Sanskrit language and means, to join or integrate, or simply union. Yoga started, as far as we know, as part of India's philosophical system, but not everyone practiced yoga, and it has never been a religion.

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Hold Position in Yoga

After trying the Lotus, I noted that if you are short and are not accustom in performing stretch exercises that make the body limber, you might have difficulty performing the action to its fullest. Therefore, before you try this yoga method you will need to conduct a few exercises to loosen up the body.

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How to Start

You can get audio or video tapes that give breathing instruction and teach relaxation techniques at health food stores, bookstores, and by mail order. It's probably fine to learn breath and relaxation from a tape or booklet, but don't try the yoga exercises without a skilled teacher. He or she can make corrections, caution you when necessary, and help you to adapt poses, if you need to.

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Infertility

Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after one year of trying, or the inability to carry pregnancies to a live birth. It affects one out of six couples of childbearing age in the United States today - at least ten million people.

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Insomnia

Insomnia Sleep is an essential part of good health. A good night's sleep can help you feel good, look healthy, work effectively and think clearly. But sleep is not always so easy to come by. If you sometimes have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep,

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Helping Improve Circulation With Yoga

Yoga is a 5000 year old prescription to good health and longevity. Be it increasing physical vitality, endurance, mental sharpness, agility or increasing your spiritual awareness, you will find Yoga always helpful to your well-being. Yoga exercises are quite ideal for improving blood circulation.

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Yoga for the Soul

There are a variety of types of yoga that focus solely on spiritual practice and the integration of soul, mind, and body. Yoga as a spiritual practice is what the original practitioners intended. In the West, those original practices have been modified to suit different temperaments. There are too many to list here, but these are some of the most popular.

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