Many of the myths associated with Yoga are not true. Regular practice of Yoga can be beneficial in multiple areas of your life. So, come and join us on a yogic journey that can bring joy and optimum health to your life.
YOGA AN ANCIENT INDIAN PRACTICE
Yoga is an ancient Indian practice. Due to its effectiveness in maintaining a healthy body and mind, it has gained popularity across the globe.
However, there are a lot of myths associated with Yoga. Let’s look at some of the Yoga myths and facts:
Yoga is not for me as my body is stiff and lacks flexibility
Well, regular practice of Yoga will help to gain flexibility and suppleness. So, you can practice Yoga to improve your health irrespective of your current level of physical fitness.
I don’t need to do Yoga as I regularly work out at the gym
Yoga can be used in conjunction with your regular gym exercises. Many personal trainers have started to include Yoga exercises in their training sessions. Cricketers of the Indian national team do regular Yoga exercises as part of their physical training. Yoga is also used as part of rehabilitation program after an injury. Yoga alone may not help you build six-pack abs, but it is an effective form of exercise to make it a part of your routine.
Yoga is only for women
Yoga is a form of exercise that is ideal for all, irrespective of one’s gender, age, or fitness level. Many of the Yoga masters are men.
Yoga classes are too slow and boring
It is true that traditional Yoga exercises tend to be slow paced. However, you need to look at the benefits that Yoga can bring into your life. So, slow pace of Yoga should not bother you much if you are looking for an effective form of exercise to maintain fitness. Also, if you want exciting workout sessions, we do have a form of Yoga called “Power Yoga” that offer dynamic and fast-paced Yoga exercises.
To do Yoga, I may be forced to follow a religion
Yoga is not a religion. It is a way of life where ancient proven techniques are used to improve your health and quality of life. Yoga is universal and you can practice Yoga without following any particular religion.