“First of all me and my all NShape team wish you and your family a very Happy New Year (TET). May God give you all a very happy and healthy life with peace of mind”.
In this article we will discuss about how with the practice of yoga we can live with healthy body and mind.
Yoga is a way of life and Yoga teaches you the technique and awareness to stay healthy. You gain strong immune, glandular, and nervous system. This foundation gives you energy and lets you deal with the mental and spiritual facts of your life….
Little introduction about yoga
Yoga is one of the most ancient art forms, originating in India nearby 5000 years ago, it’s the tradition of spiritual, mental and physical teaching that helps to rejuvenate the sprit, awaken the mind and nourish the body. Although it has taken several years for this priceless art form to be recognized worldwide, recently much attention has been given to yoga due to its benefits. Yoga can be practiced by anyone and is tailored to satisfy every individual’s needs.
Yoga is one of the most effective and wholesome form of exercise not only for the body but also for the relaxation of mind, especially for today´s busy people. There are several yoga techniques that can be used to release the stress as well as rejuvenate the body.
If in busy schedule even if we give ten to fifteen minutes can prove to be extremely helpful. There are several ways to utilize short breaks to do some easy yoga exercises, throughout the day.
Before start doing work, do some slow, relaxed, natural breathing. Increased awareness of one´s breathing leads to the peace of mind and purifies all the breathing channels. It also allows one to be more alert and relaxed in stressful situations. Several stretches including palm and feet, double angle, and triangle stretch can improve one´s blood and oxygen circulation. Having good circulation of blood and oxygen is extremely important because these are our life fluids. A good supply and circulation of both, revitalizes the body and allows one to be more focused and concentrate clearly
End of Day….
At the end of the day, a most common factor that also contributes to tension is ´worrying´. It is very crucial to understand that worrying about the future does not produce a favorable outcome and in fact has a negative impact on one´s performance. It is important to focus on the present moment, utilizing it to plan the future and not to worry about it. Worrying causes a shortness of breath, and hyper tension, which are both harmful to one´s mind as well as body. It is, therefore, very important to practice some relaxation yoga techniques at the end of a busy day.
Yoga has numerous benefits are obvious for those who practice it. It not only helps alleviate the stress one encounters during one´s busy day, but also revitalizes and nourishes the mind, body, and spirit over a prolonged period of time, enabling one to have a long and healthy life.
Who Can Practice YOGA?
Anybody can practice Yoga, at any age, with any physical condition, depending on individual needs. For example, athletes and dancers can practice for restoring the energy and to improve stamina; housewives for rejuvenating the energy and to reduce fatigue; executives to give a break to the overworked mind; children to control the wandering mind, muscle toning, to improve memory and concentration; seniors to feel strong, and to improve memory. Yoga breathing techniques (Pranayama) are very powerful since they work as a tonic to reduce stress, insomnia, emotional imbalance, headache etc. Yoga, therefore, is for all ages from 5 years to as long as we live.
How to Practice YOGA?
It is very important to practice Yoga with the full mind. Best time to practice Yoga is either in the morning or in the evening; Beginners find it easier to practice in the evening because the body is supple. It is best if practitioner practices Yoga at a time that best suits his or her schedule, as long as the stomach is empty prior to the practice.
YOGASANAS and Their Benefits
Yogasanas help relax body and mind together. Stretching helps relax and tone the muscles, to improve circulation, to regain the vital force or energy, lose or gain weight, feel and look young, and improve concentration. It can relieve conditions like stress, back-pain, allergy, headaches, high and low blood pressure, insomnia and depression. Some of the Yogasanas are easy to practice and yet very powerful.
In the end I just want to say that make yoga part of your life and start to do it every day. Even you can start it by 10 to 15 minutes every day. And I am sure and believe that once you start do yoga every day you will get the amazing and numerous benefits from Yoga and Your life will be more happy, healthy, beautiful and with peace of mind…..
Thank you very much
PRAVEEN KUMAR VERMA
admin February 13th, 2013
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