Most people think that yoga is only meant for flexible people. With the amount of poses and intricate movements yogis make, a contortionist’s body can be pictured by those who are still perplexed to give yoga a try. As with any form or exercise or sport, yoga starts from Ground Zero and gradually, to the top of the mountain. There’s no practice that starts from the middle or straight to expert mode: no matter how good, strong, flexible or mentally prepared you are, you must f
Yoga is one of those exercises that once you've tried it for the first time, you instantly get hooked. Ask any yogi, and they'll describe their lifestyle as a good addiction – a loosely articulated description that happens when your body yearns for the thrill and sweat yoga gives each and every time the mat is laid. Yoga involves relaxing the body, clearing the mind of negative impulses and focusing on the unification of the physical and spiritual aspects of the practitioner.
As busy as we are, there are certain aspects in our lives that we seem to forget, and one of which is our health. We sometimes – in fact, most of the time – forget to eat healthy, exercise, or just taking a day's off and forget about work. This is because work itself gets in the way; we are so focused, so committed that we take our bodies for granted. And by the time we notice that something's wrong, it may be too late. But is it? TAKE A BREATHER There is really nothing wrong
Just because you’re on a holiday cruise doesn’t mean that you’ll leave just everything behind at home. Yes, you’re on a vacation, but you can still do some of the things that you do on a regular basis while enjoying the sun, sea, and surf at the same time. Exercise and vacation are two words that clash in terms of virtues and objectives. The former will entail physical fitness and lots of work, while the former will have you lounge around all day, with little or no work at so
Yoga comes with benefits much more than just connecting one's mind, body and spirit. Of course, the main essence of yoga ever since the dawn of its existence is to reach a higher state, but as time goes by, it created another aspect that made it more than just meditation. From athletes to young professionals to actors and those who are in power, yoga is part of their lifestyle. Not only does it bring peace and harmony to their system and in the process, making them calm in de
Yoga is a practice that connects one's physical, spiritual and mental essences in a harmonious unison to achieve a deeper sense of inner peace. While its origin can be traced to India and comes in many forms, the word yoga comes with the root, yuj, or “to attach, join, harness, yoke.” Aside from yuj, the term is also connected with the root, yuj samadhau, or to concentrate. Putting the two terms together forms a concrete definition of the practice as an act of concentration t