- increased flexibility.
- increased muscle strength and tone.
- improved respiration, energy and vitality.
- maintaining a balanced metabolism.
- weight reduction.
- cardio and circulatory health.
- improved athletic performance.
- protection from injury.
Importance Of Yoga
To maintain a balance between oneself and environment is necessary for every human. Despite nowadays greater emotional as well as physical needs are given more priority. This is a reason why people suffer more stress, anxiety and also insomnia which is mainly due to improper lifestyle and physical exercise. Therefore, we need methods and techniques for the attainment of health and harmony; in this respect, yoga acts as an aid to one’s health.
The word ‘yoga’ is derived from Sanskrit and means ‘to join’/to unite’. Yoga exercises have a physical effect and bring a balance between body, soul and mind. Yoga helps us to deal with our problems, worries and everyday demands. It also influences us to understand ourselves, the purpose of life and develops our relationship with God. Yoga leads a spiritual path to knowledge and eternal bliss in the union of eternal self with universal self. Yoga is that supreme and infinite principle. Yoga is that ray of life that is universal cognizant that is awake.
Many years ago, sages analyzed nature and cosmos through meditation. They explored the principles of the material and spiritual branch, the laws of nature, energy-that works in external as well as spiritual level.
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new..”
The system ‘Yoga in daily life’ in taught in yoga center’s worldwide such as rehabilitation center’s, fitness and sports life, health institutions, adult education center’s etc. Yoga is suitable for people of all ages and requires no ‘stunt’ skills and provides physically retarded, unfit, ill the power of practising yoga. Yoga should be included in our daily life. Positive thinking, perseverance, discipline and orientation, prayer as well as humble and kindness leads the path to self-knowledge and self-realization.