Yoga Training for stretching

Using Yoga to enhance flexibility in life

Yoga is a way of life. Many of the people say what is workout but need to understand that yoga means union, the first union is with the self within, yoga is not workout is work with inner self.

Nowadays the practice of yoga is being more used for flexibility of physical body, but need to understand that flexibility of body is not enough to live life. Yoga must be used for mental flexibility and peace of mind too. Using Yoga to enhance flexibility of life starts with following essential life principles in day to day life.

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali explains yoga as cleaning of mind which leads to peace of mind and mental flexibility. In yoga sutras we have been advised to practices five main kind of discipline to live yoga as a way of life.

  • Ahimsa – Non-Violence (thoughts,words,actions)
  • Satya- always speak the truth
  • Asteya – non-stealing
  • Brahmacharya – moderation in all things
  • Aparigraha–not holding more than required

Using yoga to enhance the quality of lifewe require self-discipline with dedication and hard work in daily life. In yoga with the help of asana and pranayama practices flexibility of body and mind can be easily gained. You can join our yoga courses at Rishikesh Yoga Association to learn a bit of bit.

Sahajbhavaasanas (simple stretches) are best for beginners in yoga will help for flexibility by removing stiffness(especially in the joints) which gradually diminishes the flexibility of the body. Always start your daily yoga practice with SahajbhavaAsanas.This is the best technique to prepare the body, creates awareness of the breath and helps to keep the mind attentive.

Yoga Strectching Benefits

Simple SahajbhavaAsanas (Warm up or stretching exercises) but powerful yoga practice to enhance flexibility. Here are some bits of advice for beginners.

Pawanmuktasana series 1

Pawanmuktasana refers to the yoga poses that release air in the body works one by one with each of the body parts and physical system to keep a person healthy and happy also removing the blockages of mind that prevent the energy from flowing freely. Pawanmuktasana series 1 includes many joint movements like toe bending, ankle bending/rotation, hip rotation, wrist bending/rotation shoulder rotation and neck movements ect.

Surya namaskar

The Surya Namaskar is a graceful sequence of twelve positions performed as one continuous flow which stretches the whole body in many different ways and alternately expanding and contracting the chest to regulate the proper breathing.

Some other asana

After practicing pawanmuktaasanas series and sun salutation practitioner can go for other asanas like Child pose, Cow facing, Extended puppy pose, Garland pose, head to knee pose, Pigeon pose, bow pose, camel pose and triangle pose are some name.

Be patient with your flexibility

It is very important to understand that everyone has a different body structure so one can’t compare their practices with others. Especially beginner has be very careful during their practices. Flexibility takes time need to be patient with it.

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