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Bikram yoga is typically practiced in a 95 to 105 degree room with humidity levels of 30 to 60%. The heat and humidity allow the muscles to loosen and the body to become more flexible in addition to profuse sweating which is thought to be cleansing.
10-21-2013, 01:43 AM
The term “hatha yoga” refers to any physical practice of yoga including Iyengar, Ashtanga, etc. A class described as Hatha yoga will most likely be slow-paced with emphasis on stretching, simple breathing exercise (or pranayama) and perhaps seated meditation.
03-12-2014, 06:22 AM
Iyengar Yoga is firmly focused on the structural alignment within a progression of asanas. The correct way to perform each pose is reinforced with the utmost attention given to body alignment. Iyengar Yoga aims to achieve health and well-being by uniting the body, mind and spirit. Iyengar yoga uses many yoga props such as blocks, straps, chairs, cushions, to aid beginners in the process of achieving the correct pose alignment.
07-24-2013, 12:09 PM
Kripalu is a gentle hatha yoga practice with an emphasis on meditation, spiritual transformation, and physical healing. Kripalu yoga highlights the mechanics of Yoga including proper breath and alignment while encouraging inward focus and spiritual attunement.
09-04-2013, 03:28 AM
Prenatal and Postnatal yoga can offer both physical and mental benefits for; when practiced carefully, yoga can increase flexibility, strength, circulation and balance.
08-29-2013, 02:49 AM
There are no predetermined asana sequences though breath is synchronized with the flowing sequence. Vinyasa flow often includes components derived from ashtanga yoga and vinyasa krama is typically integrated into vinyasa flow classes.
12-02-2013, 03:33 AM
Yoga can help children develop better body awareness, self-control, flexibility and coordination. Yoga can also help counter stress experienced by young people in a non-competitive atmosphere while teaching them methods they can apply to their daily routines.
01-30-2014, 06:04 AM
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