Giving yourself a good stretch, and maintaining a stress-free state of mind, means better immunity. In trying times of deadly viruses spreading around the world, it is important to fight away harmful toxins. Therefore, to keep aside a few minutes of every day to try out a few of these poses, can bring great changes in health.
Yoga can be the perfect solution to let off steam, relieve the stiffness and improve your energy. Doing yoga in the office has many benefits, first of all, it can be fun, relaxing and healthy. Yoga will help to relieve the stiffness from prolonged working and work stress. Whatever your work demands, yoga can help to protect your mind and body from the damaging effects of stress and improve overall energy and productivity.
Breathing in yoga takes high priority. According to yoga, breath or ‘prana’ is the life force or the primary energy of life. It is the basic life force that controls our life. It is said to be the master form of all energy at every level of being. The breathing exercises in yoga can strengthen our life energy and our health. Practicing yoga can be one of the best ways to keep your lungs and body healthy.
Exam season is the most stressful time for students, where there is never ending revisions, sleepless nights, sore eyes and high mental stress. Even if there is an effective plan, projected time, and blissful ambiance, one may feel blank inside out. This is because of stress, anxiety, poor concentration, memory loss etc. Such elements do a lot of harm to both the physical and mental health of a student. According to Ayurveda, Yoga and Meditation can eliminate these problems.
The world is occupied with more unhappy and frustrated people and with meditation, a state of peace can be developed. By controlling the mind, meditation could also be helpful in reducing emotions such as anger, fear, and painful thoughts. An individual who meditates recurrently will receive reflective benefits on their physical, mental, spiritual and emotional levels.
Metabolism is a biochemical process by which the body converts food into energy. Yoga is not only a stress reliever but it can also boost metabolism from pose to pose, and this helps in burning more calories than that of a usual workout. Yoga works on you from the inside-out, at various levels. Yoga stimulates and strengthens the endocrine organs, revving up the metabolic rate further. Moreover, the poses are designed to melt fat deposits by stretching, compressing and twisting the body.
Ashtanga yoga is an eightfold path of Yoga that focuses on healthy living through Yoga, and it is coined by Maharishi Patanjali as a core essence of Yoga. This introduces the eight pillars of the yoga and gives a structured implementation according to the Yoga Sutras. The eight aspects form a sturdy structure, and it provides a complete spiritual yogic practice.