Asana prepares the body for pranayama as the relevant areas of the body are toned up for breathing Asana brings peace in man’s mind poise and body and a healthy balance
Asana removes the toxins that are accumulated in the body
A gift of asana acts to dissolve all types of complexities and enables man to come to simple living and high thinking
Mastery of asana leads towards freedom from dualities. The dualities between -body and mind - mind and self – vanish, which results in tranquility.
Besides the benefits coming from any form of exercise, the yoga practice can :
Improve posture, range of motion & strength
Restore joint mobility & flexibility
Assist in mental & psychological stress relief
Strengthen joints & muscles
Improve foot health
Increase lung capacity & respiratory health
Develop core strength, decreasing back pain
Props make difficult poses more accessible and safe. They allow even those who start late in life to hold poses for a long time, without strain.
Props help prevent injuries and help old injuries to heal.
People tend to stretch from their more flexible areas and rely on their better-developed muscles for strength. Props encourage weak parts to strengthen and stiff areas to stretch, thus balancing and realigning the whole body.
Props allow us to stay in poses long enough to release tension and experience deeper levels of relaxation.
Props help create space in the spine and the joints, ever more important as we grow older and cope with issues such as osteoporosis, arthritis and joint replacements.
Props allow older practitioners with balance problems to practice the weight-bearing standing poses, helping them to remain independent and out of wheelchairs.
Props allow us to practice inverted poses safely and to reverse the downward pull of gravity, slowing down the aging process.
Pregnancy is a joyful time for any expecting mother. However as pregnancy can be physically & mentally straining, women have turned to prenatal yoga for all its benefits. Below are four reasons why pregnant women everywhere practice yoga regularly.
Helps Control Breathing
Relieves Aches & Pains
In ancient language of Sanskrit, the word sutra literally means a thread or string that holds things together. Metaphorically, it refers to an adage or maxim. The Yoga Sutras comprise a major work that was compiled by Patanjali over two thousand years ago. The practical wisdom they contain regarding the practice of Yoga remains as relevant today as when they were written. Guided by a single thread, a kite can glide and soar to amazing heights. The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali are life's threads, each one rich with knowledge and techniques to guide the mind and help bring ones very being into full expression. You can learn and apply the ancient wisdom of the Yoga Sutras by following this series over the next several months, beginning today with the first sutra - Discipline of Yoga.
The Bhagavad-Gita consists of 18 chapters. Each chapter is called a yoga. Yoga is the science of the individual consciousness attaining communion with the Ultimate Consciousness. So each chapter is a highly specialized yoga revealing the path of attaining realization of the Ultimate Truth. The first six chapters have been classified as the Karma Yoga section as they mainly deal with the science of the individual consciousness attaining communion with the Ultimate Consciousness through actions.
At Yogadarshan, one practices yoga and therapy under the qualified guidance of Mrs. Smita Shah (B.Sc. Home Science) - trained and qualified from yoga centres at Vadodara, Pune, Mumbai, and Rishikesh and has been practicing for over a period of 15 Years. At Yogadarshan we also conduct children’s classes for 6 to 12 years of age.
Training in : Vadodara, Pune, Bombay & Rishikesh- Iyengar Institute.
Therapies For :
- Lower Back Pain, Cervical Spondylitis, Knee Problems, Asthma etc.
- Problems with Digestive System as Acidity, Indigestion, Flatulence, Constipation etc.
- Problems regarding Reproductive System such as heavy flow, Scanty Flow, PCO, Prolapsed Uterus, Menopause
- Therapy for Pregnancy Yoga