Yoga In Daily Life

on Saturday, 29 October 2011. Posted in Yoga, Alternative Therapies & Cures Written By: pawan

Yoga In Daily Life

Yoga is an ancient form of meditation therapy developed in India for effectively controlling mind and bodily activities. It is an excellent tool for physical and mental therapy and is fast gaining popularity world over.

Yoga is an ancient form of meditation therapy developed in India for effectively controlling mind and bodily activities. It is an excellent tool for physical and mental therapy and is fast gaining popularity world over.

Yoga therapy once inculcated, easily becomes a way of life for the development of human beings in the areas of physical, mental and spiritual health. Irrespective of age or gender, yoga is beneficial for men, women and children alike.

The human body is prone to fatigue and yoga helps the body to rejuvenate and maintain high energy throughout the day. People practicing yoga enjoy its many benefits. It teaches the human mind to remain focused and relieves it from stress.

Regular practice of various ‘asanas’ can help fight various ailments such as digestive disorders, body ache, asthma, weight reduction, varicose veins etc. Yoga is also known to benefit victims of trauma.

According to medical practitioners, yoga is effective and successful because it influences the nervous system, which in turn regulates other body parts, improving flexibility, toning the body and increasing its ability to control involuntary body functions such as heartbeat and blood pressure.

In addition to physical benefits, yoga is known to have everlasting psychological benefits as well, such as mental calmness, sharper concentration and inculcating self-pride; all of which eventually result in a positive outlook towards life.

Yoga has some common and easy to do asanas which one can inculcate in one’s daily routine. Some of these are – pranayam, surya namskar, kapal bharti, etc. The best time to do yoga is early in the morning and empty stomach, to ensure you have a fresh start. Even 15 minutes of yoga every day leaves you refreshed and light. You can slowly keep increasing the time and difficulty level of asanas; but until you’re ready, start small!


 

 

Social Buttons