Yoga Styles - how to find a suitable for you?

July 1, 2007

 yoga styles
 Yoga - a useful form of physical exercise that strengthens the body and spirit. There are several types of yoga, so every man can choose the appropriate one.

 Yoga Styles - how to find a suitable for you?

Ananda Yoga

This direction of yoga combines various physical and spiritual practice. The main objective of Ananda Yoga - cleanse and energize the body and mind of man, to prepare them for meditation. Each asana this style of yoga is seen as a way to expand self-awareness. The process uses different affirmations - is another feature of ananda yoga.

Proponents of this style of yoga practiced by the so-called energy exercises, during which tighten and relax certain parts of the body and breathing exercises performed at the same time filled them with energy.

 Yoga Styles - how to find a suitable for you?

Ashtanga Yoga

Ashtanga is probably one of the most difficult styles of yoga in terms of the intensity of the load, which it requires. The task of Ashtanga yoga - warm up the body so that began the active removal of toxins from the tissues. In addition, of course, this style of yoga develops flexibility and endurance.

 Yoga Styles - how to find a suitable for you?

Integral Yoga

Integral Yoga combines various yoga practices, including asana, pranayama, unselfish service, prayer, meditation, Meditation - treats the body and the spirit  Meditation - treats the body and the spirit
 , Introspection. The greatest attention is still paid to meditation rather than physical exercise. Classes are integral yoga quite clearly structured. They last 75 minutes, 45 of which are dedicated to the postures, breathing exercises and deep relaxation. Classes end with meditation.

 Yoga Styles - how to find a suitable for you?

Iyengar Yoga

The main objective of Iyengar Yoga - correction of structural imbalances in the physical body. Instructors for this style of yoga are paying particularly close attention to the way during exercise located a foot, hand, pelvis and spine. Because of this attention to detail classes are held at a slow or moderate pace, and for the same reason master Iyengar yoga alone is almost impossible. Breathing exercises in Iyengar yoga is not given as much time as some other styles of yoga.

 Yoga Styles - how to find a suitable for you?

Kripalu Yoga

This style of yoga is often described as "meditation in motion". During the execution of asanas focus not only on the physical but also the emotional state of the person. Each Asana performed for a long time, which makes it possible to detect their emotional blocks and dispose of them. One of the main objectives of Kripalu Yoga - learn to trust the wisdom of your body, so here are welcome spontaneous pose that a person can receive in the classroom, listening to your body.

 Yoga Styles - how to find a suitable for you?

Kundalini Yoga

It is an ancient practice, one of the main objectives of which is the release of kundalini - the reservoir of energy stored in the human body. With the help of breathing exercises, postures, mantras and meditation, consciously direct this energy through the chakras along the spine, or energy centers.

 Yoga Styles - how to find a suitable for you?

Sivananda Yoga

Five major sivandada practices yoga - asanas, breathing techniques, deep relaxation, a vegetarian diet, positive thinking and meditation. As a general rule, each activity Sivananda yoga is a series of breathing exercises, asanas "Sun Salutation" series of 12 classic yoga exercises and relaxation. Each lesson begins and ends with the recitation of mantras and prayer.

 Yoga Styles - how to find a suitable for you?


Viniyoga - a cross between a scrupulously accurate Iyengar yoga and require strong physical exertion ashtanga yoga. Asanas are selected according to the needs and abilities of each student, taking into consideration body, emotional needs, cultural characteristics, and a person's own wishes. Proper breathing in Viniyoga is considered more important than the technique exercises.

 Yoga Styles - how to find a suitable for you?

Hatha Yoga (Hath)

Classical yoga - the most popular form of yoga. At the session, participants are invited to perform stretching, breathing exercises, relaxation exercises Relaxation and stress - calm, not panic!  Relaxation and stress - calm, not panic!
   and sometimes (but not always) meditation. Various teachers emphasize different exercises: some are paying more attention to physical exercises Myths about exercise: do not believe  Myths about exercise: do not believe
 While others are more focused on relaxation, breathing control and meditation. So before you burn to a course on hatha yoga, you should always talk to the teacher.

 Yoga Styles - how to find a suitable for you?

Bikram Yoga (Bikram)

Also known as "hot yoga". The name was in honor of Bikram Chaudhry (Bikram Choudry), which in 1957 became a national champion of India Yoga at the age of 12 years. At age 20 Bikram was injured, and doctors told him he would never be able to go, so the young man developed a set of keys for the restoration of health in a hot environment, in which the body intensively sweats, which reduces the likelihood of injury during stretching.

Bikram Yoga class features a series of twenty-six positions of Hatha Yoga and two breathing exercises that are performed in a hot room (place). Bikram yoga exercises designed to strengthen each part of the body in the correct order. Each posture prepares the body to the next, and their sequence increases the flow of oxygen and improves the elimination of toxins from the body.

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Useful Habits: How to change your life

November 11, 2013

  • Useful Habits: How to change your life
  • For men

 healthy habits
 In modern society, very often talk about alcoholism, smoking and drug addiction. But while many people forget that in addition there are harmful and useful habits that greatly facilitate the life of man. They help not only to maintain good health during the day, but also to improve health.


Get enough sleep

During sleep, the person is at rest and recuperate. Adult needs to sleep at least eight hours per day. Going to bed should always be at one and the same time, until midnight. It is also important to wake up every day at the same time, no matter how many people sleep.

Daytime sleep will be useful to those people who do not suffer from insomnia. But sleep during the day is recommended no more than half an hour, so as not to disturb the biorhythm.

Most people sleep better in a cool room, so while preparing for bed is desirable to ventilate the room, the temperature in it dropped a few degrees. You can leave the windows open all night to allow fresh air into the room constantly.

If you have trouble falling asleep every night before going to bed can perform a ritual that promotes relaxation. A warm bath, soothing music, reading or a glass of milk to help sleep come more quickly.


Regular exercise

Daily walks, the duration of which shall not be less than thirty minutes - a mandatory minimum of physical activity for everyone. Instead of the elevator climb stairs better, it may replace the short run or charge.

Do not forget about the morning exercises. To her suit simple stretching exercises, for example, pan, tilt, Mahi hands and circular movements of the head, hips and knees. It must carry out at least a few minutes each morning.


Gymnastics for the eyes

With constant use of the computer regularly training the eye muscles can help reduce the effects of surge. Every hour or two you need to switch the vision, and for this you need to look into the distance a few minutes. Also, for the rest, you can turn a blind eye to one or two minutes.

To reduce eye fatigue, there are many facilities. One of them includes the following exercises:

  • Take a deep breath and narrow eyes as much as possible. Hold your breath for three seconds and then quickly exhale and opened his eyes wide. Repeat five times;
  • Close your eyes, massage in a circular motion eyebrows and lower parts of the eye sockets (from the nose to the temples);
  • Put your thumb at a distance of about thirty centimeters from your eyes and look at the end of the finger with both eyes for five seconds. After that close one eye at the same time, then watch the two eyes, and five seconds later to close the other eye. Repeat ten times.
  • Close your eyes, they roll the right to the left, and then in the opposite direction. Repeat ten times;
  • Put your finger on the whiskey and a little squeeze them. Ten times faster than the blink, close your eyes and take two or three deep breaths. Repeat three times.


Healthy eating

Be sure to eat in a day at least a few fruits and vegetables. In order not to overeat, you can train yourself to eat from smaller plates, because it is easier to monitor the amount of food intake. It is necessary to have at least four times a day between meals so that there was no big breaks.

A glass of water for half an hour before breakfast will improve the digestive tract and makes up for a lack of fluid after a night's sleep Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams
 . When this drink need only warm pure water.

You should avoid foods that contain a lot of sugar: all kinds of sweets, chocolates, jams and jellies. Better instead to eat a small piece of natural chocolate Bitter chocolate: the benefits and harms health and beauty  Bitter chocolate: the benefits and harms health and beauty
   with a high percentage of cocoa beans. Last rich in flavonoids - compounds that have beneficial effects on the nervous system, helps to normalize blood pressure and possess antioxidant properties Antioxidants: the truth about the notorious benefits  Antioxidants: the truth about the notorious benefits

Restricting salt intake - another good habit. Instead of the usual use of iodized salt is best.


Straight back

Correct posture is very important for the health. At its violation overstrained muscles, deformed bones and internal organs changes.

To train yourself to keep your back straight, try to lean against the wall to fix the correct posture and then a little walk around the room that way. Do not forget about posture Posture - a few helpful tips for those who want to walk straight  Posture - a few helpful tips for those who want to walk straight
   while working at the computer, watching TV on the couch and during walks. There are exercises that can help make your back straight:

  • Stand up straight and raise your arms to shoulder level. On two accounts to take them back to the stop on the two bills back to the starting position. Repeat ten times;
  • Sit on the floor against a wall and press firmly to her buttocks, legs slightly bent. Slowly drive the arms at the sides, from the bottom up on the wall describing circles. Make it so that ten laps.


A few good habits

Make-up should be removed not before bed and immediately after coming home. Even the good foundation and powder clog pores, so it is not necessary to renew their negative effects. It is best to use a mild lotion or milk, and then apply moisturizer. During the day to replenish moisture levels can be used thermal water, which nourishes the skin cells and does not harm the liquid makeup.

Every time after washing your hands need to train yourself to put them nourishing cream. During the day, you can apply the cream with a light texture, and at night to use more fat.

In order to form a new habit, you need to understand why it is needed and would benefit. Any action that should be automated in the future, you need to do every day. If, due to any circumstance could not execute it once, do not despair. The month is best to add one or two habits, because when you try to change everything at once will be very difficult to keep track of new skills.