Saturday, May 14, 2011

Power Yoga Benefits

Yoga means union in Sanskrit language, a language of India, where yoga originated. Yoga is actually the union of the mind, body and soul and is a philosophy in itself.

Power yoga is a form of yoga which is based on a choreographed sequence of postures known as asanas during which the process, the joints in your body relax, the muscles relaxed and the energy moves. When a person does power yoga tends to develop strength and flexibility and is able to focus better and therefore the tension in the mind and the body is released.

Ashtanga Yoga is a rigorous form of yoga practiced in the eastern part of the world and therefore Beryl Bender Birch and Bryan Kest United States have developed a new form of yoga called Power Yoga is done with faster and more subtle, where you can easily change over from a sitting position with sun salutations and head positions.

yoga power do not follow a specific sequence and choreography and developed by the teacher. The main objective of power yoga is to offer a lot of practice stretching and a good aerobic workout.In addition, the duration of power yoga is lower compared with ashtanga yoga that can last an hour and a half. Power yoga emphasizes the physical benefits such as weight loss and improved muscle conditioning and overall body strength, without giving more emphasis on the spiritual and meditative aspects of yoga.

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