Yoga Asanas – Postures, Flows Vinyasa
Yoga Asanas have many applications, from performance enhancements to physical rehabilitation.
Historically QiGong and Yoga originate from the Nepal \ Tibet area. Both practices branched out to evolve their own unique flavors and systems of movement.
Originally, the two arts were used for the needs of war. With battle comes the need for combat as well as healing. Furthermore the Survivor gets to pass his or her knowledge on to disciples. In short, the warriors with the best skills got to pass their knowledge down.
Yoga Asanas are Physical Postures, and Have an Astounding Impact on Health
It is no secret that Yoga is efficient. First off, one 25 – 45 minute session of Yoga trains all five elements of fitness. Recent studies have shown that Sun Salutations are just as effective as Anaerobic and Aerobic exercise at the gym. All in all, ancient Yogi’s were onto something. After all the ancient practice had to get soldiers fit for combat.
Limb III. Asanas – Postures and Proper Exercise
The Practices of Asanas Include
- Raja – Yoga Poses 840,000
- Mudras – Finger Positions that Open and Close the Prana (Energy) Channels inside the body
- Bandhas – Contraction of Certain Muscles
- Mooksha – Relaxation of Certain Muscles
- Prana – The energy that flows through all creatures, the energy that permeates the Universe
Not to mention the long term benefits
- Range of Motion
- Cardiorespiratory & Cardiopulmonary health
- Lymphatic System
- Parasympathetic System
- Sympathetic System
- Endocrine System
- Metabolic Efficiency
- Bone Density
- Lean Body Mass, Fat burn
In light of the latest peer reviewed journal studies, physical practice of Yoga has many applications
- Corrective Exercise, Physical Therapy
- Sufferers of chronic pain from Arthritis (Osteoporosis, Rheumatism)
- Sciatic Nerve Pain
- Slipped Discs
- Other Muscular Injury