originated in India, the body of traditions leads back 3-4 000 years.The word itself derives from “yui”, Sanskrit for “to yoke”, “to unite”.
Actually Yoga helps balancing body, mind and breath. The physical exercise, Asana, invented to be/get able to sit, rest & stay in Meditation (without pain), release, relax & calm.
Through breath, a part of Prana (energy), the exercises get invigorated. Asanas, Breathing (Pranayama) & Relaxation (Pratyahara & more) ease body & mind, resolve blockages, free tensions.
Raja & Hatha, including elements from both Karma & Kundalini as well ….meaning for me:
Inner & outer composure/attitude; bias/alignment; elongation, breath/aeration; relaxation of body & mind, calmness
Traditional Yoga origined in Patanjali; one of the classic ways; body & minds development is a goal. Yoga is a holistic exercising technique, balancing body & mind. Physical exercise ASANA, breathing techniques PRANAYAMA, meditation, relaxation & more…..
Everybody is able to practice YOGA
YOGA maintains, supports, raises well-being & health. No particular stamina or precognicition are required!
All movements are done steady & stepwise, accompanied by deep, moderate breath before or during relaxation. Physical exercises deal with the body, lengthen & strengthen muscles, sinews & joints as well as they preserve spines flexibility.
- prevents postural deformity, pain, or aids/supports their rehabilitation
- strengthens the back, makes it more agile
- helpful during or/and after anastasis
- invigorates the immune system
- appeases headaches & sleep disorder
- relieves stress, relaxes, calms
- deepens the breath
- links left & right brain-hemisphere
- enhances concentration