Are you assuming yoga is nothing but poses (asanas) and pranayams?
Hold on…it’s way beyond.
You will understand better if you know the roots and branches of yoga.Yoga is not just about toning your body. It’s also about refreshing your mind.
Yoga has been around more than 10,000 years ago. The word yoga was first mentioned in Rig Veda(The sacred text). The Bhagavad-Gita, most renowned of the Yogic scriptures
was composed around 500 B.C.E which teaches the sacrifice of the ego through self-knowledge, wisdom (jnana yoga) and action (karma yoga).
The systematic presentation of yoga is given by Patanjali’s Yoga-Sutras. Today the modern yoga is strongly influenced by Patanjali’s yoga sutras who is considered as the father of yoga.
What Yoga Can Do To You?
- It helps in decreasing your stress levels.
- It improves your immune system.
- It helps you to get good sleep.
- It enhances your body flexibility.
- It changes your…
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