If you decide to do yoga, but don’t know where to start, or just want to know what yoga is, then this short article is just for you.
Everyone chooses for themselves different reasons for doing yoga: someone wants to better begin to understand themselves, to feel their body, and someone just wants to tone the muscles or considers yoga as a way to lose weight. In any case, familiarity with yoga for everyone begins the same way.
Yoga is a combination of various spiritual and physical practices. There are several types of yoga, the most popular of which are Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, Kundalini Yoga. Each of these species has its own characteristics. So, for example, Kundalini Yoga is a section of Tantra Yoga, it is primarily a spiritual practice. Ashtanga yoga or Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga is mainly practiced as a series of transitions from pose to pose, and poses in Ashtang are more complex than in other types of yoga. Iyengar Yoga is great for beginners. Yoga for beginners should be consistent and professional.
Sri B.K.S. Iyengar is an Indian guru who has been teaching and practicing yoga for over 75 years and is considered one of the most outstanding modern yoga teachers in the world. Iyengar has written many books on the philosophy and practice of yoga, some of his works, such as, for example, “Yoga Deepika. Yoga Clearing ”are considered fundamental yoga texts.
The most important feature of Iyengar yoga or yoga according to the Iyengar method is that it is most adapted to modern man. You do not need any special preparation to start doing it. Iyengar Yoga has virtually no restrictions, it is suitable for all ages. The main bias in yoga according to Iyengar’s method is to build the body correctly and to carefully study the exercises (asanas).