Learning Yoga Fitness as a Form of Exercise
Yoga as a
form exercise first originated from India. It also one of the oldest and
ancient science that mainly deals with the bodily functions and aims at
achieving a total mind-body balance.
Holy men such as sadhus of ancient times initially found out yoga and hence it is a form of exercise that also includes many meditation techniques and as well as prayer related mind concentration techniques.
There is a strong bondage or relation between Hindu religion and yoga fitness and in US the ISKON, a movement for Lord Krishna Consciousness, was responsible for popularisation of yoga and the same organisation was also responsible for spreading yoga the world over.
The Difference Between Yoga and Aerobics
Today yoga fitness is gaining popularity and people have started preferring yoga to aerobic exercises mainly for the reason of effective cure from many illnesses that one can get by practicing yoga.
Though you may not get the expected cure from your illness in very short time, you can start experiencing the difference within two or three days of your practicing yoga and you are sure of getting miraculous cure.
A continuous yoga practice is sure to lead you to a more healthy state of both mind and body in a slow but steady fashion.
You will normally start your yoga session with few breathing control techniques, as it is firmly believed that the root cause for many of our ailments are due to our having many body imbalances.
Hence, it is aimed to stabilise our bodily functions initially through proper breathing exercises. Within the first few days of practicing breathing exercises as a part of yoga fitness, you will start feeling recharged and start wondering how you missed such type of wonderful exercise before.
The experience that you gain can never be explained in words and to understand the real effectiveness one should take up the yoga fitness programmes all by himself.
All your doubts about the effectiveness of a yoga fitness will vanish completely the moment you complete the first few days of yoga sessions because by that time you yourself will start enjoying the real benefits and you may be in a position to tell to others about the benefits.
The greatest advantage of yoga is that it can be practiced literally anywhere, but people prefer a quiet and secluded place generally.
Initially you will learn the postures from your instructor or the yoga guru and after practicing them for a week or so, you will gain expertise and be able to perform all the asanas all by yourself at your home without any prompting.
Further, in any yoga fitness programme, the asanas or the advocated postures need not be carried out or done on a daily basis. You will be able to reap the real benefits even if you can do the asanas at least three or four days in week.
To make the point more clearer, you can do the yoga fitness asanas only once in a week and still you can get the benefits, and the only difference could be that you could take a little more time to master the postures and to see or feel the actual benefits.
However, the results will be amazing whether you do it regularly or for three or four times a week once you master all the techniques.
You do not
lose any thing by giving a try on the yoga fitness. In fact, you will
be able to gain from yoga fitness without spending anything literally.
And when the whole world is reaping benefits through yoga fitness, why
dont you join the bandwagon right now?