Yoga styles and poses
There are many different types of yoga and especially to find out which one is right for you can be difficult. The styles of yoga basic yoga (called asanas) are based on, but in a style quite different from each other may experience. In this quick guide, we make it easy for you to know where to start, along with its essential characteristics, the most popular forms of yoga is underlined.
Below the list, then more vigorous flow style classes for the rest of inactive sections of a move down the list, finishing with restorative yoga, classical Hatha yoga begins with.
Hatha yoga styles that include the general class. Such as attention: it, bring peace to the mind and body, which help prepare the body for deep meditation asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (yogic breathing exercises), the exercise that includes a vintage system.
- Hatha Yoga
Today, word, persistence, this one in particular is difficult to know what kind of Hatha Yoga class that is used in such a comprehensive manner. In most cases, however, where they hold poses longer prefer a more relaxed style for beginners or students relatively benign, slow and very nice. This can vary a lot, so this class before attending a good idea to call for the studio.
Ashtanga yoga is a system of this modern world by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois was brought. In a studio you to attend an Ashtanga class you move from pose to pose as being encouraged to breathe while you continuously through one or more of Ashtanga series lead Will be done. Each series is always in the same order, the sequence is set posture. Usually it is fast-paced, vigorous and physically challenging.
- Ashtanga Yoga
As you move from the primary series of increasing difficulty are six sets in total growth. Deleting a specific class moves quickly even the studio for students to work at their own pace and are allowed to be evaluated by senior instructors of Ashtanga Mysore style classes provide.
Bikram class you attend you can be sure of one thing is consistency. Outside instructor, a Bikram class (105 ° F warm room, for ninety minutes in the same order, the same twenty-six postures and two breathing techniques consist of copyrights, no matter where you go to 40.6 degrees Celsius with humidity of 40%).
- Bikram Yoga
It could be something that you will sweat; The room is warm and square challenges you both physically and mentally. Founded by Bikram Choudhury, the hot yoga as it, flush toxins in weight management and students have become more deeply is to allow to move.
Like Hatha, Vinyasa many different styles of yoga is a general term to describe. Basically it means breath-synchronized movement and a rapid flow-through sun salutations is based on a vigorous style. You also continuous flow from one posture to the next, which shows a flow class, known as Vinyasa yoga class can see.
David Life and Sharon Gannon Jivamukti Yoga is built in 1984, and since then a number of teachers, including Nirmalananda Swami and Sri K. Pattabhi Jois has studied with. Ashtanga Vinyasa style yoga asana flow through their classes is similar. Jivamukti unique to each class with a standardized warm-up sequence starts and weekly themes often teachers, chanting, meditation, reading and will incorporate affirmations.
- Jivamukti Yoga
Iyengar yoga is a trademark of the intense focus on the specifics of each seat. B.K.S. Pune, India, Iyengar class teaches them to his home and our time has become one of the most influential yoga gurus. In a typical Iyengar class, has become essential within each posture in an effort to pay close attention to the musculoskeletal alignment, much longer than other schools of yoga are held. Iyengar yoga is another trademark of such injuries, stiffness or structural imbalance pause, the right to move into a posture that is used to teach students the blocks, belts, bolsters, chairs and blankets, as the resort ,: is used.
- Iyengar Yoga
Anusara style flowing with grace and follow your heart, while encouraging, the yoga postures that underlie a set of universal principles of alignment that teaches Hatha Yoga is a new system. Founded by John Friend, Anusara practice known as roughly three have been classified into three parts. The attitude, alignment and action include.
- Anusara Yoga
Sivananda Yoga Hatha Yoga founded by Swami Sivananda and Swami Vishnu-Devananda is a form of brought to the West by. A class usually Savasana (relaxation pose) begins with, Kapalabhati and followed by a few rounds of sun salutations anuloma viloma. Then square spine together are designed to increase the strength and flexibility of the Sivananda moves through twelve postures. Also chanting and meditation can be part of a full-length class.
- Sivananda Yoga
After five main principles of the system in Vishnudevananda Sivananda summerizing, the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre: proper exercise (asana); Proper breathing (pranayama); Proper relaxation (Savasana); Proper diet (vegetarian); And positive thinking (Vedanta) and meditation (dhyana).
Viniyoga means and methods to practice the unique condition needs and interests of individual demonstrates an approach that adapts to various yoga. T.K.V. Created by Desikachar, target specific businesses and employees of self-discovery and transformation process is to actualize the device.
Kundalini yoga exercises or movements repeated, dynamic breathing techniques, chanting, meditation and mantras involved. Referred to as the specific Kundalini Kriya each exercise is repeated several times, and a movement that is synchronized with the breath. Practice upward through each of the seven chakras to draw on the energy of the spine is designed to awaken.
- Kundalini Yoga
Yogi Bhajan, the feeling of yoga in the West has brought the STI cause repetitive, enhanced focus on breath and movement of energy through the body to feel much different than any other.
Power yoga is a vigorous, Vinyasa style of yoga is used to describe. It basically closely Ashtanga and Ashtanga yoga more accessible to western students was making efforts resembled. In-set series of poses that it is not, however, is different, but the instructor to teach what they want freedom allows.
- Power Yoga
Both studied with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, two American yoga teachers, Beryl Bender Birch and Bryan Kest, most often credited with inventing the power yoga. Power yoga's popularity has spread throughout the world and is now taught in the studio. The style may be different, because it "before participating in a class or personal trainer consultation with studio is recommended.
They can be used for therapy, where a complete package of integrated medical yoga postures, breathing, posture, sleep yoga, mantra and meditation brings. Founded in 1993 by Joseph Lee Page, IYT especially including hospitals and rehabilitation centers, medical and welfare mainstream settings, the program for yoga as a healing art with a focus on creating a training program, and the amount sought went.
- Integrative Yoga Therapy (IYT)
Restorative Yoga students relax and stretch for as long as 10 minutes is held that a gentleman that allows the body to release a gentle yoga, relaxation, passive form. This style bolsters, blocks, straps and props, including blankets, a wide range of uses. It is intended solely to foot, which is to provide support in each mudra.
- Restorative Yoga
Yin yoga is held for five minutes or longer in which the sum is a slow style. It is passive, even though Yin yoga is not your body used to it, especially because of the long hold can be quite challenging. Increase circulation and flexibility in the joints with the aim of improving - tendons, ligaments and fascia - connective tissue aim is to apply moderate stress.
- Yin Yoga
It was founded and Taoist Yoga teacher and martial arts expert Paulie first in the 1970s in the US was taught by zinc. Yin-style yoga the more prominent instructors, Paul Grilley and Sarah's two major powers, in part taught throughout North America and in Europe is starting.