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Yoga For You

Are you feeling stressed or are you a bad sleeper? Do you suffer from back pains or headaches? There are many different forms of yoga and they help to strengthen the body somewhat differently. This is yoga for you.

Why don’t you try the different forms of yoga so that you can be able to determine which one that suits your body and your needs? Yoga should not be per seen as a competition in flexibility but as an effective way to strengthen your body and to rest your mind from all must do’s that is in your life.

A good starting point is – Hathayoga

This is the yoga that all physical yoga forms originate from, it is also the yoga form that is mostly common in the western world. The focus when practicing Hathayoga is put on balancing the body and to get more energy by calming our senses.

It is both physical and meditative, the practitioner moves into different positions at a slow and calming pace. These positions are called asanas. The movements are synchronized with the breathing to give better control of body and mind.

This is brilliant for newbies that are looking for a form of yoga that strengthens the whole body. The flexibility will come with time and practice.

For excellent stress relief – Kundaliniyoga

It is a dynamic exercise form that gives fast results and that suits most people from all ages and abilities. Today it is also known as medicinal yoga because if it’s effectiveness helping and curing people that suffers from migraines and people that are “burned out”.

The Yoga contains simple but effective positions and breathing techniques. Most sessions starts and ends with a shorter or longer meditation. Every movement strengthens a certain part of the body, it can be increasing spinal movement, improving metabolism or strengthening the immune system etc.

Suits newbies that wants to increase their endurance, ability to concentrate and have a more balanced mood – and for people that needs pain relief for instance back pain. You do not need to be flexible when you start.

A physical challenge – Ashtangayoga

This is a physical and dynamic form of yoga. Through deep breathing, yoga positions, concentration of focus points the practitioner develops an excellent control of his/her body. Many practitioners experience an increased ability to focus and to concentrate in everyday life. They notice a higher awareness in how they fell and in what they want.

The combination of deep breathing and the different yoga positions warms up the body which makes us more flexible. The sweating starts a process where the inner organs, muscles, nervous system and brain is being detoxed and cleansed.

This form of yoga suits everyone that is looking for a physical and challenging form of yoga.

If you love heat – Bikramyoga

This form of yoga is done in 40 degrees Celsius. Here we get to stretch out joints, muscles and our ligaments. This form of yoga is a combination of classical yoga and knowledge of western anatomy.

A session contains a series of 26 positions that are made for the soul purpose to exercise your entire body. The movements strengthen and shape the body and it has a calming effect on the mind. The sweating increases flexibility and detoxification.

If you are looking for both a physical and psychological challenge, this is it. If you shy from exercising in heat this might not be suitable for you, but many finds the heat relaxing.

Strengthens your back – Iyengaryoga

This is a form of Hathayoga. In these sessions we stretch our body’s with the help of resistance for instance with a chair. Standing positions are important, they strengthens our bones, improves our circulation and coordination not to mention out balance.

Every yoga position is being held for several breaths to give our muscles a maximal stretching and flexibility session. The practitioner is thought to be as exact as possible in every position so that joints, ligaments, vertebrates and muscles is in the right body alignment.

This form of yoga is brilliant for people that suffers from pain in their neck, head or back. The practitioner also benefits from getting stronger, more flexible and gets excellent coordination.

I have a problem deciding which one that is right for me so I will try each and every one of them. With all these benefits it will only do me good.

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