What is Yoga?

The word “Yoga” was derived from the Sanskrit word yuj which means union or uniting of the individual consciousness and mindfulness. The practice of yoga into the Yoga Sutra originated about 2,000 years ago and has been famous since ancient times. It is an ascetic discipline which includes breath control, meditation, and the adoption of definite body posture. Yoga although looks like a physical exercise or an asana, it actually is an emotional integration and spiritual elevation for the mind, body and soul.

What are the different types of yoga?

The diverse types of yoga are:

  1. Hata Yoga – This type of yoga is slow paced with postures and held for a longer duration. These asanas focus on strengthening and stabilising the core area of the body – abdomen, lower back and legs.
  1. Asana, Pranayama and Meditation (APM) – This type of yoga aims for the union of the body, breath and mind. APM Yoga Asanas are remarkably beneficial for those who suffer from stress related issues. 
  1. Ashtanga Vinyasa – This asana comprises of a sequence of asanas that are practiced with Vinyasa (flow), Ujjayi (breath), Dhristi (gaze) and Bandhas (locks). 
  1. Power Yoga – This type of yoga is a complete workout along with a cardio routine. Power Yoga is the ultimate cross training system, with low impact movement, flexibility, cardio, strengthening and muscle toning benefits.
  1. Sivananda Yoga – This type of yoga has 12 basic postures including, inversions, back bends, twists, forward bends and ending with standing balancing poses, which is considered to stretch and strengthen the body.
  1. Kundalini Yoga – Kundalini incorporates repeated movements or exercises, dynamic breathing techniques, chanting, meditation and mantras. The practice is designed to awaken the energy at the base of the spine.
  1. Yin Yoga – Yin yoga is a slow-paced style in which poses are held for five minutes or longer. The objective being to moderate stress to the connective tissue – the tendons, fascia and ligaments – with the aim of increasing circulation in the joints and improving flexibility.

How does it benefit our body?

Practising yoga will benefit your body in the following ways:

  • Increases flexibility
  • Increases muscle tone and strength
  • Improves circulation and cardio health
  • Helps you sleep better
  • Increases energy levels
  • Improves athletic performance
  • Reduces injuries
  • Detoxifies organs
  • Improves posture
  • Improves anxiety and depression
  • Helps heal chronic pain
  • Releases endorphins that improve your mood

Yoga sessions are held on which days of the week?

At DNA Skin Clinic, yoga sessions will be held on all days and the classes will be commencing on 15th July, 2017.

What are the timings of the Yoga sessions held at DNA Skin Clinic?

DNA Skin Clinics yoga sessions are for about one hour and will be held from 6:00 to 7:00 am, 7:15 to 8:15 am, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm and 7:00 to 8:00 pm. DNA Skin Clinic majorly specializes in weight loss yoga, natal or pregnancy yoga, healing and therapy yoga.


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