YOGA MAKES          LIFE

Everyone needs a systematic Life to lead, Life becomes conscious when it comes to health, just concentrating on what we eat is not just enough sometimes it depends on how our body

is dealing with stress, depression, and is our body is steady enough to survive in this world or in our lifespan. People set their routines by exercise or dance or by Yoga to motivate themselves and to be healthy along healthy Diet. The article is very interesting because I am talking about YOGA the word itself soothes our mind. Isn’t it?…

Have you ever done yoga?

The probably answer from most people is YES, it has become a popular physical activity.

Have you ever given a try? Please try, it has potential and effective treating in a wide range of illnesses, stressful situations. It is a much simpler exercise or stretching routine, it requires both your brain and body.

This article meant to give you the below information and you will feel the essence of yoga and how it is a betterment to your life.

  • History of yoga
  • Propose of yoga
  • Who invited yoga day
  • Can yoga be career
  • Benefits of yoga
  • How yoga is spiritual;
  • Is yoga for weight loss
  • How yoga is helpful for kids
  • Researches 

Yoga improves the quality of life, Yoga is an art and this art has a beauty which makes our soul happy and make our body Healthy. It has the engagement of both body and mind like MUSIC as raaga and taala. Yoga creates awareness in our body, it is an artwork of mind and soul.

YOGA is not just meant for adults this is as important for kids as well… It is an old discipline from India, it is both spiritual and physical practice, It improves our health and happiness. It mainly includes Breathing techniques, Exercise, and meditation. 

“Studies have shown that KIDS who have the practice of yoga can see many improvements..”

Yoga is being studied more and more from the last few years, over the years it has an explosion of interest and people following it to tone their body and have a mental peace.

There is saying in Kannada Language “ ಯೋಗ ಬಲ್ಲವನಿಗೆ ರೋಗವಿಲ್ಲ: Yoga ballavanige rogavilla Meaning ( The one who knows Yoga, he/she will be free from disease)”.

About the history of yoga

Yoga is been found 5000 years ago,  Thousand of years ago, on the banks of the lake Kantisarovra in the Himalayas. Shiva is the first guru or Adi yogi. It was in India that the yogic system found. The word yoga derived from Sanskrit. Yoga indicates perfect harmony between mind and body. Yoga means union and a yogi is someone who practices yoga,  The list of great yogis in history is extensively long, they are to inspire you to think about what yoga means for you.   

If practiced yoga regularly, it is believed that it can burn calories and strengthen muscles. As what your workout does, but yoga enhances the well being.

What yoga makes special?

Yoga is special because it is connected to your soul. Yoga is deeper as you dig in, people aspects towards yoga are they think it will help to body strength, for some, it is mental peace, and for some it is spiritual.

It has wide enough to have more knowledge on YOGA, Types of yoga and sub-areas, meditation, asana, and many more like this. While discussing special about it you noticed it is spiritual, what is it? will explain in detail in my further lines.

When and who invented yoga day?

An International Day of Yoga is observed on 21st June every year to spread awareness about the importance and effects of yoga on the health of the people. The word ‘yoga‘ is derived from Sanskrit which means to join or to unite. The International Day of Yoga is celebrated all over the world. This idea was proposed by our Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi. He said, “Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition. It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well-being. It is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and nature. By changing our lifestyle and creating consciousness, it can help in well being.”

What is the purpose of yoga?

Yoga is compact off social, physical, mental, and spiritual development. Ask yourself what is your purpose of doing YOGA if you are practicing you will have an answer.? As some make their purpose yoga to be beauty and health or for body tone. But the intention of recognizing the fact of yoga is different. When a person’s happiness depends on their beauty thy eventually fall into anxiety because they know as they get older beauty cannot remain the same. So real happiness comes when a person achieved the actual goal of yoga. It is attained optimum health and to have the best physical and mental condition.

How Yoga is spiritual?

Yoga is one of the six Āstika (orthodox) schools of Hindu philosophical traditions. Yoga is spiritual because it is connected to the soul, the origination of yoga is spirituality. It can be great weight loss if u remove spiritual from yoga and have as physical exercise. Only that you should find the right yoga instructor. Spiritual; Yoga consists of 7 Laws. Here is The bestselling The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success. Chopra and Simon – Pure Potentiality, Giving, Karma, Least Effort, Intention and Desire, Detachment, and Dharma- play a crucial role in yoga‘ s path to enlightenment.

YOGA is for Weight Loss, and to help in reducing

stress and anxiety

Yes, you read it correct, Restorative of yoga in your life will help you to lose weight and manage stress. Can you lose weight JUST by doing yoga? Yes, on the condition that you are doing yoga right. To do yoga right, you must have the awareness of mind, eat right, learn the asanas well, practice it regularly.

Weight Loss: There are many such yoga poses that can actually reduce your extra kilos and remove belly fat. But follow proper instructions keeping coach/instructor/guru. It is a systematic way to follow and u can achieve to keep yourself fit and fine, of course. This will definitely yield positive result. Certain Yoga and Pranayama can be of tremendous help in losing weight and your overall well-being. Regular practice of Yoga helps to tone the body and promotes healthy weight loss.

Stress and Anxiety: It is true that yoga reives from stress and anxiety. It’s also good to know that yoga alone should not be considered as the only treatment option. It should complement proper medication after consultation with a doctor or specialist. Regular yoga practice help to stay calm and relaxed in daily life. Yoha has philosophy apply in your life and keep the faith, pray and smile. Yoga will teach how to be positive. Taking your attention to the Breathing and meditation can help free the mind of the unnecessary clutter of thoughts that breed anxiety.

YOGA AND KIDS

Let’s start with one scenario: When the thought came in my mind to enroll my daughter to yoga program by friends’ suggestion, I contacted yoga center, I was surprised to see while enrolling my daughter I got to hear that mam no time slot, enroll for next month. Realization:  This has become most needed for anyone’s life and it is happened to be adults or kids.   There are yoga poses and process designed for kids, my daughter does Surya Namaskar and children kriya so likewise. It includes poses to increases strength, body awareness, flexibility, and coordination. Not only that yoga classes will have fun, and age-appropriate games and creative concepts. And teaching very good thoughts on how to feel relax and make mind calm. Mainly it enhances concentration and sense of calmness. Yoga helps children and adults to listen to their hearts and to turn their attention inwards which is must necessary. Yoga more handles stress and emotion; yoga teaches the self-regulation skills to improves and manage their mood.

How u do define/introduce yoga to kids? or how to begin with yoga to kids.?

Explaining yoga to kids is important and much good and it is beneficial if you visit the yoga center. They will guide properly to children how yoga can be done with fun. There will be many yoga programs that will be held by founders, ISHA foundation or art of living, etc.

There are many workshops conducted around the world, where parents can participate along with their kids and understand. Yoga for children is more way of fun, simplicity, and engaging language at their representation. To create any interest in kid first we need to talk about it and bring the curiosity of it and how important it is Or at home/friends if practicing that will create an eagerness to know and follow the same. It is the best routine for them to set.

 

What age kid should start yoga.?

Ideally, yoga can be started at the age of 4. But to understand better instruction and to coordinate with the yoga master better age is 6 according to me. IF you are making your kid to practice art home then make sure that certain poses should not harm them, or miss their balance, better to avoid such asana teach according to their level of understanding.

Kid can practice Surya Namaskar, Bhastrika, tree pose etc such simple asana.

To start yoga u doesn’t have to be flexible in fact yoga will make u flexible.

Research has found that regularly practicing yoga can have a positive impact on the following aspects of a Child’s or student’s life:

  • Their well-being
  • Their academic performance
  • Their emotional balance
  • Average heart rate
  • yoga reduces anxiety if Experiencing anxiety
  • Promoting mental health
  • Self-esteem
  • Gain concentration
  • Yoga can help kids who have learning disabilities.

There are many poses that children can practice and it will improve their flexibility and builds coordination. As YOGA is considered as physical activity practicing of yoga is extremely valuable in their life.

There are 11 major types of yoga

There are different types of yoga it can be difficult to figure out which style is suited for you each has its own elegance, and it has its own advantage and satisfaction. No matter whichever you choose definitely you likely to see improvements in many areas of your health.

  1. Vinyasa Yoga
  2. Hath yoga
  3. Iyengar yoga
  4. Kundalini yoga
  5. Ashtanga yoga
  6. Bikram yoga
  7. Yin yoga
  8. Restorative yoga
  9. Prenatal yoga
  10. Anusara yoga
  11. Jivamukti yoga

Benefits of yoga

To consider there are several benefits from YOGA. Guidance or practicing of yoga from GURUJI or instructor is a better option to adopt in life.

You will be benefited in many areas in life by Mental, Physical and spiritual

  • Increasing balance
  • Reducing fatigue
  • Enhancing flexibility
  • Increases muscles strength
  • Boosts Immunity
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Keeps you Happy
  • Healthy heart rate
  • Improved kidney function
  • Lessened or buffered menopausal symptoms
  • Relieving pain
  • Relieving or inhibiting psychotic symptoms
  • Improving the quality of life
  • Reducing sleep disturbances
  • Improving social and occupational functioning
  • Increasing strength
  • Lowering obesity
  • Improve posture and feel more confident
  • Reducing stress
  • Reducing cholesterol (Ross & Thomas, 2009; Ross, Friedmann, Bevans, & Thomas, 2013)

Can yoga become a career? Career in yoga has scope, jobs, courses, salary.

Yes of course Due to globalization growing stress the demand for yoga instructors is doubled in the next three years. Yoga is a great career choice also it has financially stable too.

  1. You can make part-time career choice or full time
  2. Opportunity incorporate yoga
  3. U can become a yoga therapist

If you have found this article useful and can help someone then please share and spread awareness so that each one of us get benefit and lead a happy and healthy life…

Wishing you great health and wellness… smile