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Types of yoga explained by the best yoga teacher training school in Rishikesh. For more details have a look on this presentation...
Yoga is the form of exercise that offers physical, mental and spiritual disciplines.
3 Ashtanga Yoga
5 Bikram Yoga
7 Iyengar Yoga
9 Kundalini Yoga
11 Anusara Yoga
15 Jivamukti Yoga
17 Raja Yoga
19 Karma Yoga
21 Kriya Yoga
27 Sahaja Yoga
29 Forrest Yoga
31 Ananda Yoga
35 Prenatal Yoga
2 Siddha Yoga
4 Hot Yoga
6 Cardiac Yoga
8 Surat Shabd Yoga
10 Power Yoga/Vinaysa
12 Dream Yoga
16 Internal Yoga
18 Bando Yoga
20 Jnana Yoga
22 Mantra Yoga
24 Bhakti Yoga
26 Swara Yoga
30 Yin Yoga
32 Integrative Yoga Therapy(IYT)
34 Restorative Yoga
Anusara is one of the purest type of Yoga, as it teaches the acceptance feeling. Anusara involves Universal practice of Association that incorporate all forms of yoga postures although boosting the flow gracefully while following heart. This practice is based on three parts categorized by 3 A’s.
Benefits: 1 Enhances physical strength
2 Improves breathing
3 Good for lungs
Sri K.PattabhiJois brought up the amazing form of Yoga in this modern world. Ashtanga Yoga enourages to inhale while switching from one pose to another, it is a series of poses and postures. Each and every series involves proper sequence of asanas to be followed.
AshtangaYoga is a challenging form of exercise and practiced at a fast pace, level of difficulty increases as one moves from one series to another. Series of poses associated with breathing procedure is called a vinyasa.
Benefits: 1 Helps in maintaining flexibility
2 Increases concentration and body fitness
3 Helpful in digestion
4 Controls temper and stress
5 Enhances positivity
Bikram Choudhury designed this form of Yoga. Bikram Yoga is the amalgamation of 26 yoga postures and 2 pranayamas. This Yoga is a process of 90 minutes and carried out in a room temperature of 105 degrees Fahrenheit and 40% humidity. It is done with great consideration of proper postures.
It is the best known Hot Yoga.
Benefit: 1 Offers warmth to muscles and allow them to improve stretching
2 Helps in reducing stress
Hatha Yoga encompasses all the yoga forms of Yoga Postures or Asana’s and Breathing Exercises or Pranayama’s. Hatha Yoga for beginners will be carried out at slow pace and in gentle manner.
Varied types of Hatha Yoga Classes comprise:
Yoga exercises for beginners
Yoga exercises for lower back
Seated Yoga Postures
Benefits: 1 Enhance immunity
2 Tones spine
3 Help in releasing tension
4 Maintains body structure
5 Control cravings
B.K.S. Iyengar founded one of the pious form of Yoga, named after him i.e. Iyengar Yoga. It can be practiced unbiased of abilities and ages and is based on eight Upangas or limbs. It is a practiced by proper alignment of asanas while performing pranayama, it is performed with the usage of props like blankets, straps and blocks.
Props are accommodated to assist in injuries and physical imbalances, it also helps in moving into a posture or changing a posture. This form of Yoga is undertaken without music.
Benefits: 1 It works as a pain relief
2 Tones muscles
3 Protects from diseases
4 Calms Mind
Jivamuktiis the yoga practice that pushes our limit and include spiritual aspects with modern yoga learners. It was introduced by David Life and Sharon Gannon in 1984.
Jivamukti is another name for “liberated being”. Class comprises of Pranyama(Breathing exercises) and Asnana(Alignments or Body Postures), chanting, meditation alongwith a particular theme for each class to be carried out. Classes of Jivamukti Yoga is indeed resembled by Ashtanga Yoga.
Benefits: 1 Remove toxins
2 Reducess stress and depression
3 Improves circulation of blood
4 Increases strength
Kundalini Yoga is the practice of constantly moving postures and asnas, it releases troublemaker or Kundalini energy in our body. It is a practice of repeated exercises alongwith breathing, meditation, chanting of mantras, just like Satnam that means “truth is my identity”. It is a great mix of physical and spiritual practice.
Benefit: 1 It boosts physical strength
2 Enhances consciousness
3 It helps you feel happier and healthier
Power Yoga is an energetic form of vinyasa yoga. It is closely similar to ashtanga yoga and offers a chance to complete beginners to practice Ashtanga Yoga. It offers freedom to yoga trainers to teach lessons according to their way.
Bryan Kest and Beryl Bender invented Power Yoga and is now taught in almost all yoga studios. This form of yoga requires proper Yoga Teacher Training for better guidance.
Benefits: 1 Helps in burning calories
2 Boosts metabolism
3 Build stamina
4 Reduces stress and depression
A soothing, gentle form of Yoga that help yoga practitioners to relax their mind and body in a gently stretched posture. There is less of work and more of relaxation in this form of Yoga, that includes few easy poses and takes time of 10-15 minutes.
Restorative Yoga helps you feel freshen up and you feel new and better.
It is a teaching of BKS Iyengar and includes slight twists, seated folds and gentle bends. It include certain props such as eye pillows, blankets and other relaxing props.
Benefits: 1 Calms minds
2 Helps in relaxing body
3 Nervous system is balanced
4 Builds up immunity