It is a classical and holistic approach to hath yoga that tones and stretches the whole body. It is a complete healing system designed to help the body maintain a natural healthy state.
Power yoga is an active, vigorous, fitness-based approach to yoga practise. Such classes involve minimal amount of chanting and meditation. It doesn’t follow any set or series of postures. These classes help in building the strength, endurance and promotes weight loss.
It is an old system that includes the practice of asanas, pranayama which help bring peace to the mind and body, preparing the body for deeper spiritual practices such as meditation. Hatha Yoga classes are gentle, slow and great for beginners’ students who prefer a more relaxed style where they hold poses longer.
Prenatal yoga helps soon-to-be moms connect with the baby and her own body through breathing and relaxation techniques. Prenatal yoga helps would be mothers for a more natural, effective approach to childbirth. Mothers get enrolled to increase the chances of pregnancy by lowering stress levels, allowing the energy centred in the pelvis to flow freely, and opening up and softening the pelvic organs.
Once a woman becomes a mother, everything changes—her body, her obligations, her priorities. Postnatal yoga is a style of yoga that addresses the physical, mental and emotional challenges of being a new mother, as well as the aftermath of pregnancy. Yoga poses focus on helping new mothers tone their body and regain their figure, relieve stress and even bond with their new-born.
Alignment is the word we use in yoga when we talk about the ideal way that a pose should be done. Alignment yoga is not just about making the pose look pretty. The correct alignment offers the safest way to do the posture. This involves stacking the bones for optimal stability and to minimize wear and tear on the joints. Alignment yoga cultivates the awareness to feel the pose in your body, to feel when you could use some help, and to allow yourself to accept that help.
A restorative yoga sequence typically involves only five or six poses, supported by props that allow you to completely relax and rest. Held for 5 minutes or more, restorative poses include light twists, seated forward folds, and gentle backbends.
This style of yoga is also called as blind folded yoga. The foundation of Insight Yoga is to combine both active and passive yoga postures with breath work, meditation, mindfulness and self-analysis to attain peace, tranquillity and harmony with the self and the universe. The core teachings are based on developing the physical and subtle body, the mind, the heart and on understanding relationships.
It is a supportive style of yoga used while performing an asana. Using a yoga prop is a great way to practice poses that a beginner may find difficult to perform or for those with less flexibility and/or balance. A yoga prop also helps one remain in a pose for a longer length of time.
Pragya-yog is useful for developing spiritual prudence, insight and intuition. It is also making the daily routine upright. It elevates inner consciousness & create atmosphere of happiness and peace. It Starts with 10-15 mins Aatmabodh – thinking about new birth soon after getting up in the morning. After completing the daily chores in the morning – do Upasana (worship) sitting near your deity for 15-20 mins.Third step is contemplation devote 15-20 minutes for reflecting over one’s present state. Ends day with 10-15 mins Tatvabodh i.e. thinking about death at the time of going to sleep. One Day Fasting – Sunday or Thursday. Gayatri Anushthan once/twice in a year.