Dec 01 2011
People in a position of yoga, one of the world’s oldest forms of exercise, is experiencing a renaissance of stress in our modern world. You do not think that 3000 years ago, exercise can increase its popularity. But is currently required even by some doctors for a series of health problems and diseases, as a stress relief and complement other fitness programs. Talk to someone who practice yoga and they will quickly extol an endless list of benefits. It seems beginners quickly become converts.
They believe it is the key to good and happiness in the world today _ a common goal for most people. But probably the greatest advertisement for yoga is that it seems to have graduated from the strange and other ranks in a fairly large community acceptance.
Housewives, , athletes, adolescents and elderly are all practicing a variety of positions yoga, meditation and breathing exercises. For many, yoga becomes a way of life _ often give a more spiritual side in people’s lives, but not necessarily linked to religion. A school of faith and maintains that chronic stress accumulated is why many of our modern diseases. Proponents of yoga argue that a multiplicity of techniques to counter this cause and, unlike drug therapy, attack the cause, not just the symptoms. It offers, they say, a holistic approach to health and fitness. Many professional athletes, looking for the edge turned to yoga as an additional form of training.
They found that yoga helps their mental and physical between training sessions, and their capital accumulation big event, where a contest is usually won or lost in the mind. Perhaps one of yoga’s major attractions is that it combines physical and mental exercise. It is excellent for posture and flexibility, the two main physical elements for most sports-people and, in some respects, the benefits are the strength to be gained. Yoga teachers say that the approach of yoga therapy is one of the most effective ways to achieve the mental edge that athletes are looking for.
Marian Fenlon, a leading Brisbane yoga teacher for 20 years, is the author of two books on the subject and had thousands of yoga students. Many of them have in turn become teachers. Believe it or not, she has even taught yoga to footballers. Many years ago, it took Brisbane Souths Rugby League for a team of eight weeks of classes and, surprisingly, it was well received. She said there is eight components to yoga therapy – attitudes, disciplines, posture and flexibility, breathing, sensory awareness, concentration, contemplation and meditation. Yoga can play an important supportive role in modern medicine, and complement other and exercise programs.
Although there is not a big component of aerobic fitness to yoga therapy, it complements aerobic exercise because of breathing techniques that can be learned. So there are benefits to the most demanding aerobic – swimming, cycling and running. There are many documented cases of yoga relieve or cure serious diseases – such as Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, heart disease, and respiratory diseases like asthma and emphysema.
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