THE ULTIMATE SOLUTION FOR MIND AND BODY: ASTANGA YOGA
Astanga Yoga is learning how to go back to yourself. Being off balance doesn’t feel good. Yoga helps you to feel harmonious, complete and conscious. It teaches mindfulness. As you learn how to balance your yoga pose, you practice finding your center in other areas of your life. It’s all about finding your limits and being able to relax into who you really are. Astanga is a state of mind. As you open your body and mind with breathing and yoga postures, you become receptive to the profound experience of inner stillness. The psychical postures of yoga are what is commonly consider as yoga in West. Many vinyasas are building strength and toning the whole body. Astanga Yoga is an ultimate solution for mind and body training in one. This founded by K. Pattabhi Jois method is the most dynamic yoga style. You can burn around 600 calories per hour. Dynamic and demanding practice synchronizes breath and movement to purify the body.
Astanga Yoga teaches one devotion and submission to a higher power. Practicing Astanga will benefit also with mental issues like tension, feeling lost or stressed. Leave your expectations and do your practice because all is coming. Astanga can have a profound impact on your physical and mental well-being. The yoga scriptures say the mind is the cause of both bondage and liberation.
You are guided through sun salutations, standing postures (including trikonasana, prasarita padotthasana and purvottasana), sitting and finishing poses for the beginners. Just after the few weeks you will notice improvements in upper body and core endurance, flexibility and total body fat percentage. The posture sequence of the Sun Salutations is definitely high on the dynamism quotient and thus can be harnessed as a weight loss regime. Pull your efforts for losing the extra kilos by following this sequence. It makes you feeling fresh and confident. Healthier digestion, proper blood flow, heart health, and a de-stressed mind obviously lead to glowing beautiful skin, with dedicated practice of the Sun Salutation. What you may not realize in the first phase of your practice is what yoga can do your life habits. The deeper you move into the understanding of Sun Salutations as a mindfulness and physical exercise routine, the more distant can you grow of unwholesome habits, like the consumption of junk food, excessive sleep, or indulgence in addictive habits. There are three types of disease: body disease, mind disease, and nervous system disease. When the mind is diseased, the whole body is diseased. If the mind is sick and sad, the whole body gets sick, and all is finished. So first you must give medicine to the mind. Mind medicine: that is yoga.
“Yoga is an education in the human spirit. Yoga is not about the perfect pose. Yoga is about waking up to the truth of who you really are”