Your Basic Yoga Equipment

Your Basic Yoga Equipment One good thing about yoga is that it can be practiced almost anywhere, without all those yoga equipments, and by all people of all ages. When doing yoga it is best to wear loose and comfortable clothing. Yoga is traditionally done and practiced barefoot, but if this does not suit you, you can just wear socks or soft-shoes. It is also best to practice yoga on an empty stomach. Empty your stomach, clean your nostril and throat, and consume a glass of warm water 15 minutes before you start. You may drill on energy bars, fruits or drink a glass of water an hour before class to avoid getting hungry or dehydrated during yoga sessions. It …

Learning To Meditate

Learning To Meditate Learning to meditate can help you reduce stress and rejuvenate your soul. Science has proven that reducing the ill effects of stress can increase the quality of your life. It can also help prevent heart attacks and even cancer. In reality, meditation is simply learning techniques that help you to relax. Unfortunately, many people associate meditation with religious beliefs. Although some religions do use meditation, the use of these techniques may be implemented without any religious connotations. Getting Started Learning to meditate requires that you understand three separate principles. These steps of meditation are posture, breathing, and attitude. All of these concepts must be used together in order to achieve the maximum effects. Posture is a fundamental …

Daily Meditation – Spiritual Support For Today’s World

Daily Meditation – Spiritual Support For Today’s World In days of old, spiritual life was separate from “regular life”. People went to church or temple once a week, and then got on with the rest of their lives. Daily meditation was something that only nuns, priests, rabbis or monks did. In today’s world, our understanding of spiritual life is changing. More and more we are understanding that all of life is sacred, and at the same time, there seems to be less and less time available for us to slow down and connect with our innermost spiritual center. With the advent of global communication, there are now many options available to us for spiritual and religious expression. At the same …

Understanding The Different Types Of Yoga

Understanding The Different Types Of Yoga Yoga is becoming a more and more popular activity in the Western world today. The number of places holding Yoga classes is on the increase and there is a plethora of different types of Yoga. With a choice of Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Power Yoga, Iyengar Yoga, Bikram Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga and many more it can be easy to get confused The article will help you to understand the difference between the most popular types of Yoga so you can choose which type is right for you. Hatha Yoga – in Sanskrit (an ancient classical language of India) “Ha” means “sun” and “tha” means “moon”. This type of Yoga is relatively slow paced, gentle …