Yoga : A Thousand Years Old Gift From India To The World
- by Juhi-Choudhary
- May 19, 2019 18:08
Yoga is a gift from India to world. This thousand year old tradition has changed the life of more than million people across the world. Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice that has a goal to gain serenity in the mind and spirit with different poses and meditation. Yoga allow us to connect with ourselves in this busy world where we spend our whole time to take care of the people around us. You train your mind in a way to become more aware that allows you to focus on your mental resources, process information more accurately and also learn, hold and update pieces of information more effectively.
Yoga is about focusing on your breath to channel your energy. The ability to breathe more fully and deeply can have a very profound impact on overall health, and is worth practicing every day. You might not have the postures with you for your whole life, but you have your breath in every moment. It helps our posture to stand tall. Yoga often practised barefoot. Our feet are the foundation of the body, so giving them time to breathe, to move freely and to articulate in a way that allows the arches, joints and bones of the feet to move naturally can help the alignment of the body improve.
Yoga is not only about stretching and bending, it also requires surprising amount of strength as it uses your own body weight with you and against you. With the consistency, it brings flexibility to the body with the release of muscle tension. Improved metabolism, Decreased stress levels, better blood and oxygen circulation, and an increase in ‘happy hormone’ neurotransmitters all help to decrease inflammation. Pranayama and meditation, as well as an active yoga practice makes the body and all its systems receive that better circulation, and the reduced stress levels can even help to reduce any kind of skin and hair problem. It detox the toxins of your mind and body, both. When you feel calmness and peace from the inside, it glows through your face.
Unlike many other physical activities, a yoga asana practice only needs space for your body.
It is advised to practice Yoga in open space in dawn that allow us to enjoy the silent sound of morning, soaking of morning sun and of course, Vitamin D. Yoga has no boundaries for age or disease. Keeping some footnotes in mind, even a pregnant lady advised to perform Yoga.