Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice or discipline. Now days nearly anywhere you go you’ll be sure to find a studio or gym which offers yoga. So how do you know what yoga is right for you?
Ashtanga Yoga – This method of Yoga involves synchronising the movement of the body with the breath, through a progressive predefined series of postures performed while applying breath retention physical and energetic locks in the body. This builds internal heat in the body to help clear the mind, detox the body & improve circulation in addition to building strength, stamina and improving flexibility.
Hatha Yoga – Traditional style of yoga consisting of different postures , breath work and relaxation techniques. In Hatha we practise poses in a more static, bringing focus to alignment, breath and mind control. The aim of Hatha is to help create a link between body and mind and thus strengthen both.
Dynamic Yoga – Dynamic yoga, is a fluid and lively form of movement that is much less static than traditional yoga. It is a powerful practise that focuses on toning muscles as well as internal organs.
Vinyasa Yoga – Vinyasa Yoga is a sequence of postures taught in a flow by linking movement and breath. Vinyasa is the Sanskrit word for ‘connection’. We can interpret this as a connection between movement and breath. . You will focus the mind on the breath to settle the mind from the busy distractions of life.
Yin yoga– is a slow-paced style of yoga with poses or asanas that are held for longer periods of time, five minutes or longer per pose is typical. Yin yoga poses apply moderate stress to the connective tissues, the tendons, fascia, and ligaments, with the aim of increasing circulation in the joints and improving flexibility. They are also designed to improve the flow of qi, the subtle energy said in Chinese medicine to run through the meridian pathways of the body.
Jainism– Meditation in Jainism aims at realising the self, attain salvation, take the soul to freedom. Aiming to reach and to remain in the pure state of soul which is believed to be pure conscious, beyond any attachment or aversion.