Yoga for the Beginner

A Beginner’s Preview To Yoga

July 30th, 2013  |  Published in Uncategorized

 Yoga For The Beginner

Are you contemplating for practicing yoga? Have you seen girls on TV commercials doing it? Or maybe read about it in an article and its perks? Think of Cleopatra and Julius Caesar asking their slaves to join them in doing yoga all together. Or maybe Einstein did yoga then suddenly the formulae popped out on the floor. Sounds hilarious right?

To make yoga for the beginner easy and relaxing, think of it like the Roman slaves are beside you. Or maybe while you shut your eyes off you are in that romantic Titanic Scene.

Everyone can learn and practice yoga. Whether you are a political activist or a retired taxi driver, yoga is an exception for you. Have you thought who the masters of this exercise are?

Yoga originated in ancient India which has its roots in the Sanskrit language. The literal meaning of the Sanskrit word yoga is “yoke”, “to join” or “to unite”. The term defines the physical, mental and spiritual disciplines in order to ensure the overall fitness.

The exact origins of yoga are unknown, but it is thought to be at least 5000 years old. The earliest trace of yoga can be traced back to about 3000 B.Cs. It is the oldest physical discipline in existence.

Imagine how long it exists from the Renaissance period up to the Contemporary period?

The original purpose of the postures and breathing exercises was to bring stability and relaxation. This is done so that practitioners could prepare for the rigors of meditation, sitting still and alert for long periods of time.

The original concept of yoga today would be labeled as holistic. This means that the body is related to the breath; both are related to the brain; in turn this links with the mind, which is a part of consciousness.

If one wants to work out his reflexes, then maybe he or she should start learning yoga and practice it. Not only will it make you a fit individual but intimately connects you to your soul.

In learning yoga, balance should always be present. In every area of our life, yoga represents balanced moderation. Control is the drive; control of the body, breath and mind. It is about developing yourself, listening to yourself and working at your own pace.

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