Yoga Types

Power Yoga is a rigourous form of yoga which includes Asana, Pranayam, Meditation, Shuddhikriya and etc. This is a rigourous workout from yoga thats why popular in young generation.

Asana 

What is Asana?

Asana is yoga pose or posture or position of the body. Patanjali in ashtanga yoga defines asanas as Steady and Comfortable pose.

Practicing Yoga Poses or Yoga Positions -

Asanas on the other hand, are different as far as taking the position (slow and controlled movements), maintaining the position (steadiness, comfort & relaxation) and releasing the position are concerned.

Categories of Yoga poses

The asanas can be classified or catagorized in various ways, depending on the application of the asanas,usefulness to various physical conditions, level of practice.

 

Meditative Asanas 

 Some asanas are specially for practice of meditation, they provide a firm support to the posture and help maintain the body posture for longer time. These yoga poses regulate the blood flow to the legs and make available more blood in the pelvic region and lower abdominal region. These positions allow the mind to be peaceful and focused. Yogasana like Padmasana (Lotus pose), Siddhasana (Perfect pose), Swastikasana( Auspicious pose) Vajrasan (thunderbolt pose), Samasana (balance pose) etc are called as meditative asanas. The purpose of this asana is to stabilize the body for advanced practices of Pranayama and Meditation. 

 

Powerstreching Asanas - In Pampers Power Yoga Powerstreching asana as well as fast excersies. Streching can give stregthening to muscles and give flexibility and fast warmup can built stamina as well as fat loss  

Asanas for Improving health - Asanas have a good effect on various systems in the human body, such as Matsyendrasana (spinal twist pose) has a good effect on the digestive system and a good effect on the pancreas for improving the insulin production, Sarvangasana (shoulder stand pose) has good effects on the hormones affecting various endocrine glands particularly the thyroid glands. So the asanas which have a complementary effect on various organs can be classified in this category. 

Pranayam 

Pranayam is control of breath. One can control the rhythms of energy with pranayama and achieve healthy body and mind. Pranayam is beneficial in treating stress related disorders like anxiety and depression.Patanjali in his text of Yoga Sutras mentioned pranayam as means of attaining higher states of awareness, he mentions the holding of breath as important practice of reaching Samadhi.In Patanjali's "Ashtanga Yoga", Pranayam appears at the fourth stage.

 Types Of Pranayam -

• Quiet Breathing , Deep Breathing , Fast Breathing

• Tribandha and Pranayam

• Nadi Shuddhi Pranayam or Anuloma - Viloma (Alternate nostril breathing - I)

• Anuloma - Viloma (Alternate Nostril Breathing - II)

• Suryan Bhedan Pranayam (Right Nostril Breathing)

• Chandra Bhedan Pranayam (Left Nostril Breathing)

• Ujjayi Pranayam

• Bhramari Pranayam

• Pranayam from Hatha Yoga

 

Meditation

Meditation is the art of focusing 100% of your attention in one area. The practice comes with health benefits including increased concentration, decreased anxiety etc.
With the hectic pace and demands of modern life, many people feel stressed and over-worked.Our stress and tiredness make us unhappy, impatient and frustrated. It can even affect our health.meditation gives you more time by making your mind calmer and more focused. A simple ten or fifteen minute breathing meditation help you to overcome your stress and find some inner peace and balance. Meditation can also help us to understand our own mind.
In Pampers Power Yoga We can learn how to transform our mind from negative to positive, from disturbed to peaceful, from unhappy to happy. Overcoming negative minds and cultivating constructive thoughts is the purpose of our centre.