Summary: The blog intends to present five amazing Yoga practices for healthy living.
Yoga is a 5000 years old science of health and wellness. The philosophy, which is based on the spiritual way of living, originated in the Indian subcontinent where it is practiced as an integral part of the Indian tradition. Since Yoga is associated with the physical, mental as well as emotional health, people from all across the globe practice this to attain overall wellness. The ancient science is one of the very few practices that are still in practice universally. Over the years, a number of international athletes and sportspersons have backed the impact of Yoga on their life.
Have a look at some of the most amazing Yoga exercises that are great for healthy and peaceful living. These practices have proved to be extremely effective in sponsoring goodness and vigor in the life of an individual.
A beautiful Yoga pose, Uttanasana is a fine exercise for boosting blood circulation in the body. Begin the asana by standing straight on the ground, followed by bending forward to bring the nose near the knees. Hold your toes with the hands without letting the knees bend. This exercise takes a lot of tolls from the thighs, knees, and hips, along with strengthening these parts of the body. Since the brain remains below the heart in Uttanasana, the knowledge-box gets a good amount of blood to give a better boost to the intelligence level. The standing forward bend pose nourishes digestive organs in an awesome way and improves one’s living standard.
Meditation is one of the most popular Yoga exercises that can be practiced by people of all ages. It is all about remaining calm and tranquil while sitting in a cross-legged position. Meditation brings enormous equanimity to the brain and nurtures one to be self-conscious in every situation. This is an exercise of countenance. During Meditation, the practitioner forgets everything and concentrates on the middle of his/her forehead to attain mental stability. You can chant OM mantra to make this even more effective. Begin your day with Meditation and enjoy complete contentment throughout the working hours. You can meditate anywhere and anytime as it just requires you to close the eyes and focus.
Savasana is a resting exercise that is quite significant for stress management. In today’s life, nobody has time to look after personal health. Everyone is engaged in the task of getting financially stable. With so much of workload, the body and mind become tired. Savasana gives the body much-needed relaxation so that one can sense an environment of composure. Those, who practice Savasana on a regular basis, enjoy better sleep and mental peacefulness. Lie down on the Yoga mat with all the body parts freed up. Close your eyes and recall whatever has happened till morning. This is a great way to welcome the present moment with love.
Adho Mukha Svanasana
Adho Mukha Svanasana is also known as the Downward Dog Pose. Although the exercise is popular as a great health-sponsor, it is no less fun to practice. The Yoga pose is a favorite among children and women, who love to enjoy the beauty of Yoga. To practice the asana, make a mountain-like structure with your body by placing the palms and soles on the ground. The buttocks should be at the top and the knees and elbows should not bend while enjoying this exercise. The pose completes one’s life as it is beneficial for physical as well as mental aspects. The thigh muscles get toned and the backbone gets elongated to keep the body in good shape. Adho Mukha Svanasana has a major positive impact on the hips as well.
Pranayama is completely associated with breathing and respiration, two of the most important processes in the body. The exercise is all about constant inhaling and exhaling, although its influence goes far beyond the respiratory system. During the practice, the eyes are closed and the mind is purely concentrated on breathing in and out. The yogic practice boosts the flow of blood throughout the body parts, in addition to purifying the red liquid. The breathing-based exercise instigates almost all metabolic activities in the body to keep them in good shape. It is very important for one to take proper care of his/her complete health by practicing Pranayama every day in the morning.
Author Bio :
Manmohan Singh is a passionate Yogi, Yoga Teacher and a Traveller in India. He