By Triveni Sharma: Yoga typically means ‘union’ between the mind, body and spirit. It involves the practice of physical postures and poses, which is sometimes referred to as ‘asana’ in Sanskrit. As the name suggests, the definitive aim of practicing Yoga is to create a balance between the body and the mind and to attain self-enlightenment.
Yoga, generally combined with breathing and body flexibility exercise that have capacity to heal the ailments of both body and mind. Yoga’s asanas and positions are simple and effective that massage the lubricate joints and tone the entire body. It keeps the mind and body calm and increase the flexibility of the muscles of the body.
Yoga has been acknowledged as a very efficient alternative to modern medicine. Many ailments that do not have a direct and complete alleviate in modern science have been successfully treated with yoga therapy.
It is considered to be a philosophy, science, art and therapy that main aim is to gain the unity of mind, body and spirit through the teaching of body postures, breathing, relaxation, concentration and meditation.
Yoga therapy is also known to be highly advantageous in terminal cancer, blood pressure ailments, heart problems, reduces varicose veins and improves circulation of blood, corrects bad body posture, improves muscle and joint flexibility, build bone, relieves and cures painful ailments like arthritis, back pain and is able to decompress the spine.
The teachings of yoga are based on an intricate and precise understanding of the healthy functioning of the human body and mind. Its techniques are designed to maximize your own potential for good health, vitality and lasting youthfulness.
Yoga is a prescription without the actual use of medicines. Moreover, on a regular basis there is no visible side-effects linked to the practice of Yoga. All you need to know is the most suitable exercises meant for the formation of your body, while choosing the ‘asana’ of the activity.