Dance your way to Healthy body. Different poses and asana of Yoga. Surya Namakar poses are a complete workout in itself. 1. Mediitation pose 2. Shiva Pose 3. Screaming Pigeon pose 4. chair pose 5. Tree pose 6.Eagle Pose 7. Lunge 8. Bharatanatyam- Manudharama by Famous Indian dance
Yoga Therapies for self healing Yoga means ‘to join’ or ‘to unit’ the question is with whom? Yoga Gurus explains, Yoga is to establish unity with the ultimate Reality- ‘God’ Yoga word originates from the Sanskrit word ‘Yuj’ means ‘to center ones thoughts’, ‘to concentrate oneself or to meditate deeply’.
This can be done only by concentration of mind following the physical and mental discipline, doing exercises asana- Pranayama, Meditation- Meditation Yoga-postures, Massage and Acupressure. You have to exercise- moderately. Moderately doesn’t mean just 10 minutes a day, it means at least one full hour of good solid exercise. Exercise is essential when you are dieting to tone your muscles, boost and sustain your metabolism rate (BMR) and help the process of weight loss. If you are not athletic type, then don’t choose one hour of sweaty aerobic. Try going for a walk instead. A toned muscle is flexible and is stretchy. It is strong, able to bear weight by holding or lifting and lowering. A toned muscle need not be big. For every day work, you need mobile strength that allows you to control your muscles, and carry your daily strenuous work with ease. Above all it improves your gait and posture. Happiness and misery are 2 sides of the same coin and one gets to a state of piece – shanti, which is followed by continuous bliss, as long, as one remains unattached to one’s actions. Besides the benefits of physical exercises in reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke as well as obesity. Exercise is the most important factor for a healthy body and, also for the prevention and cure of chronic diseases, including constipation. Stay fit this festive season. To avoid putting on weight, make sure that you exercise well. Here are a couple of exercises that you can do during the festive season. Go for a Run in the Morning: Since you won’t have much to do in the morning, you can easily go out for a jog or run for at least half an hour. Running will ensure that you burn all the excess calories that you have eaten the previous night. It will also boost your metabolism and will make sure that you do not wish to go for a jog, you can also walk for an hour on a daily basis. Yoga works Wonders: For those who don’t wish to go in for heavy exercises, an hour of yoga and meditation will also work. Make sure that you do it regularly and not miss it so that you stay healthy during the days ahead. Six easy tricks to exercise daily: Given our fast-paced lives, we totally understand that people don't have time to exercise. But exercise and fitness are a lot about attitude. You can include a little bit of action in your daily routine without allotting too much time to it. Here are a few tricks that can help you sneak into your busy schedule. Move More: Whatever your daily routine may be, make sure you move around. Even if it's not continuous movement, your body will stay active and so will your metabolism. Avoid lifts and take stairs. Choose to walk: Park your conveyance away from the place you have to visit, so that you have a good stroll. Jog in place: Trick yourself into by jogging in place. You can do it at anywhere, at home or in office while you are busy with another task. Lift weights: You don't have to lift heavy dumbbells in the gym. Lift weights while you are watching TV or talking on the phone. You can help at home by carrying heavy grocery bags. Indulge in Outdoor Activities: Outdoor chores are the easiest way to stay fit. You can go to a park for a walk or play with your or your neighbor's kids or simply walk up to a store. Join a Group: Join an activity class like Zumba or practice 'Tai Chi. Here you can meet like-minded people, who encourage you to stay fit. Tai Chi is a form of Ancient Chinese martial art - a low impact exercise which puts minimal stress on muscles and joints. This makes it generally safe for all ages and fitness levels. You may also find it appealing because it's inexpensive and requires no special equipment. You can do it anywhere, including indoors or outside. It can be performed alone or in a group class. Note: Meditation beats stress better than Yoga. Tai Chi is characterized by slow, rhythmic and meditative movements, which enables the performer to find peace and calm within the mind and heart. It might be good option because you can start very slowly and simply and, as the confidence increases, the pace and movements can be modified to increase intensity. The emphasis on breathing and relaxation can also help with stress reduction and psychological distress. Yoga: i) It is the ability to direct the mind exclusively toward an object and sustain that direction without any distraction. ii) Yoga makes you realize what specific misalignments you may have in shoulders and neck in the case of current mental sluggishness and lower energy. iii). Energize your own healing power by combining tension releasing yoga postures, with scientific healing techniques. Yoga is to keep your body, warm Yoga includes i) Physical exercises that relax and still the body, ii) Breath work to focus the mind, iii) Relaxation to calm the body and mind, iv) Chanting to arouse and then calm the emotions and the v) Meditation to center the spirit. Yoga postures helped people lose weight, overcome fears, conquer habits like smoking, and develop better concentration, all of which help their performance in their daily tasks. Yoga is not a Set of Exercises or a Meditation Technique. Instead of lamenting what you don’t have, find ways to make better use of what you do have. By finding small ways to incorporate exercise into your life gradually, you’ll find that you’re setting up a positivepath towards life - long fitness. This step –by step program helps you through simple exercises, and guides you to increase your physical activity. Regular yogic practice boosts the circulatory system as a whole, increasing the production of blood, rejuvenating, oxygenating and flushing it with nutrients sweeping off waist more efficiently, and keeping the major blood vessels, ‘free flowing and elastic.’ Regular Aerobic workouts not only boost heart & lungs, they also help waste move through the intestines more efficiently thus cures constipation. Yoga asana in their correct ways and order flush out biologically generated toxins (feces) in our body and bring our mind, body and soul in a perfect harmony to radiate. This also keeps your brain alert, thus keeping you on a mental and emotional high, which is necessary for the body’s repair and growth. Regular practice of Yoga asanas will bolster health of digestive organs, lungs and heart. The Asanas strengthen neck, back, and leg muscles and counter several ailments. Meditation is one of the world’s oldest effective, and self- help techniques. It’s a way of cooling and relaxing the mind. Stress may damage the immune system, it lowers your cortisol levels, which can lead to diabetes, high blood pressure, increase cholesterol and weight gain. On the other hand long time meditation can counteract the damage. It can lower the heart rate, reduce the risk of many diseases and even slow down the onset of old age. The body, with meditation goes through a number of significant changes due to deep relaxation. The noticeable changes may be the breath and heart rate slow down and blood pressure drops but person stays wide awake, relaxed and alert. High intensity but brief workouts may be better for your health than long continuous workouts. The Balanced Body: A better body balance translates into quicker reflexes, better muscular strength and joint stability. Balance and equilibrium involve continuous co-ordination between all systems. The vestibular system after the age of 40 contribute to more than 57,000 deaths each year. The Vestibular apparatus present in the ear provide sensory information about motion, equilibrium and special orientation. Balance is important not just because it help reduce risk of falls, and hence injuries, but also because it helps us do our daily activities well. Body balance is a well-orchestrated combination of the skeletal structure, muscular system, central nervous system and ears, and one’s ability to concentrate and be aware (says director of Ortho-pedis and Joint reconstruction). Balance and Equilibrium involve problems with anyone of them starts affecting the other. For example, problem with hip will start affecting your knees, ankles and the back Better balance means better mobility, greater capacity to push oneself harder during workouts, and a lower chance of exercise related injuries. Exercise that Help: Lunges with Trunk rotation: Assume a forward lunge position. Slowly rotate the trunk side to side with the arms out in front. Repeat on both sides. Five times each. Tree Pose: Start the position by standing in Tadasana with arms at your sides. Distribute the weight equally on both feet. Bend your right knee and start shifting weight on the left foot, as you lift your right pointed downwards. If you can’t take it higher, try taking it as high as possible without losing your balance. Try maintaining balance by gazing at a stationary point in front of your eyes. Now take your arms upwards and join the palms above your head in a ‘namaskar’. Hold for as long as you are comfortable. To release the pose, step back into Tadasana. Repeat for the same amount of time on the other side.