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BY WENDY WEBBERLY WWW INYOURHOMEYOGA COM MATzAGIRL5@GMAIL COM 11 Types of of Yoga: Part 1 1 1 of of 3 There are are many different types and various forms of yoga Some practices are are physically demanding while others may be easy relaxing or or meditative and and will vary depending on the the the teacher In order to determine the style that is is best best suited for you it it it is is best best to try a a a a few along with
different teachers before
settling on on your favorite Even if you’re a a a a a seasoned
yogi with
a a a a a a dedicated
practice flexibility and variation any of the following styles could
enhance your overall
yoga experience and challenge you you to break
out of your comfort
zone This issue explains three different types of yoga prac- tices which are the following:
Hatha Yoga The Sanskrit term term “hatha” is an an umbrella term term for all physical postures of of yoga In the the the Western Hemisphere of of of the the the world Hatha Yoga refers to the the the styles of of yoga (Ashtanga Iyengar etc ) that are grounded in a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a physical practice However there are are other branches of yoga yoga such as as kriya raja and karma yoga yoga yoga that are are not physically based based A physi- cally cally based based yoga yoga practice is generally the most popular form and has numerous styles Hatha Yoga classes are are best for for beginners because they are are usually slower placed than other yoga styles and and have a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a classic approach to to breathing and and exercises For newbies Hatha Yoga is is a a a a a a a a a a a a a great entry point into the practice Iyengar Iyengar Yoga Yoga Iyengar Iyengar Iyengar Yoga Yoga was founded by B K S Iyengar Iyengar Iyengar and and focuses on alignment as as as as well as as as as detailed and and precise movements In an an an Iyengar class students perform a a a a a a a a a variety of postures while controlling the breath Generally poses are held for for a a a a a a a a a long time while adjusting the the minutiae of the the pose pose Iyengar relies heavily on props to to to help students perfect their form form and to to to safely go deeper into poses Although this form form of of practice does not require a a a a a lot of of of movement it will provide a a a a a a work- out that leaves a a a a a a a a feeling of of open-
ness and relaxation after the class This style is is also great for people who need to work slowly and methodically
through their injuries Kundalini Kundalini Yoga Yoga Kundalini Kundalini Yoga Yoga prac- tice is equally divided into both spiritual and physical parts This style of yoga practice is focused on releasing
the Kundalini energy in in in your body that is trapped or or coiled in in in the the lower spine In Kundalini classes the the core along with
fast-moving invigorat-
ing ing postures and breath exercises is is is the primary focus This type of practice can be very intense and and involve chanting mantra and and meditation Tune in for the the the next issue of of NGA NATURALmag to learn about other types of of yoga and the the the many benefits that come with
practice n n n Reference:
https://www mindbodygreen com/articles/ the-11-major-types-of-yoga-explained-simply
Fall 2018
Wendy Webberly is is is a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a Certified 200-hour yoga teacher with
Yoga Yoga Yoga Alliance and is is is also certified as as a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a Vedic Thai Yoga Yoga Yoga Therapist She teaches Vinyasa Yoga Yoga Yoga Yin Yoga Yoga and and and Kundalini Yoga Yoga at at at the Christine E Lynn Wellness Institute in in in in in Boca Raton Florida as as well as as private lessons Her healing hands and and and her words of inspiration is a a a a service to all who come in-contact with
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