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What is aerial yoga ? Aerial yoga is a type of yoga which uses a hammock or yoga swing to allow students to perform postures that they may not ordinarily be able to attempt on the yoga mat. It is often also referred to as Anti-Gravity yoga. It combines traditional yoga with moves inspired by pilates, dance and acrobatics.
Is aerial yoga for beginners ? Aerial yoga can be performed by almost anyone but requires safety measures to avoid injury. If you are beginner, aerial yoga isn’t necessarily as difficult to do as it is to get used to. The hardest part is getting used to the hammock, and learning how to move in it.
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AcroYoga is a type of yoga that combines traditional Hatha or Vinyasa Flow yoga with acrobatics. It may also include elements of healing arts. It originated in the late 1990s and has quickly become popular, with AcroYoga schools now all over the world.
Why you should practice acro yoga ? The focus on community, health, partnership, and trust here supercedes that of many other styles of yoga. Acro yoga allows you to overcome your fear of falling and trains you to master self-control without rigidly attaching to external circumstances.
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Ashtanga yoga is a system of yoga transmitted to the modern world by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois (1915-2009). This yoga practice involves synchronizing the breath with a progressive series of postures — a process producing intense internal heat and a profuse, purifying sweat that detoxifies muscles and organs.
Anusara means “flowing with grace,” “going with the flow,” “following your heart.”
Anusara yoga, based on a Tantric philosophy with universal principles of alignment, is a popular and fast-growing style. It focuses on experiencing bliss and joy in your yoga practice and your daily life.
Bikram yoga is named for its founder, Yogiraj Bikram Choudhury, and is practiced in a humid environment, heated to between 95 and 105 degrees Fahrenheit. Also referred to as “hot yoga,” this type of yoga, when practiced regularly, is beneficial for overall health and is effective as a treatment for chronic or muscle pain.
Strip down to roots by experiencing the healing powers of nature in Forest Yoga. These eco-freindly, natural and rejuvenating experiences allows you to travel out of your urban comforts to be reconnected with your natural self.
Hatha is a general category that includes most yoga styles. It is an old system that includes the practice of asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises), which help bring peace to the mind and body, preparing the body for deeper spiritual practices such as meditation.
Hot yoga may include many different styles of yoga, although is always practiced in a heated room. As the temperatures may vary from studio to studio, the mind-body connection will become apparent to any yogis who practice. Hot yoga allows for cleansing of toxins within the body and can immensely improve flexibility and endurance within the body.
Iyengar, is a form of Hatha Yoga that has an emphasis on detail, precision and alignment in the performance of posture (asana) and breath control (pranayama). The development of strength, mobility and stability is gained through the asanas.
Karma Yoga is the Yoga of Action. It is the path chosen primarily by those of an outgoing nature. It purifies the heart by teaching you to act selflessly, without thought of gain or reward. By detaching yourself from the fruits of your actions and offering them up to God, you learn to sublimate the ego.
Kundalini Yoga (kuṇḍalinī-yoga), also known as laya yoga, is a school of yoga that is influenced by Shaktism and Tantra schools of Hinduism. It derives its name through a focus on awakening kundalini energy through regular practice of meditation, pranayama, chanting mantra and yoga asana.
Also known as yogic sleep or sleep with awareness,Yoga Nidra is an ancient practice that is rapidly gaining popularity in the West. It is intended to induce full-body relaxation and a deep meditative state of consciousness.
What is Power Yoga ? Power Yoga is an intense workout that will make you sweat. A traditional Ashtanga practice follows the same series of poses and makes you hold each for five breaths before moving through a Vinyasa. Power Yoga classes move with an even faster rhythm.
Pranayama is the conscious awareness of breath: the life force that both energizes and relaxes the body. The term is derived from the Sanskrit, prana, meaning “life force,” and ayama, meaning “extension.”
Qi Gong can be translated literally to “energy work”. It is a holistic system of coordinated body postures and movements, breathing, and meditation used for health, spirituality, and martial arts training.
Restorative yoga is a form of yoga that seeks to achieve physical, mental and emotional relaxation with the aid of props. The use of props makes it easier for you to maintain balance while you are stimulating and relaxing your body.
Sivananda yoga, after teachings of Swami Sivananda, is a non-proprietary form of hatha yoga in which the training focuses on preserving the health and wellness of the practitioner.