Yoga-Some Very Important Information

22 Nov

Asana is the name given to each of the positions adopted by the body in the practice of Yoga. Sometimes it is followed by a move to go from one to another phase of the asana. Each asana as a complete unit in itself and is studied simultaneously to produce the following effects:

* Put a certain muscles, bones and joints into action in a different way.

* A mechanical action on various organs and glands, stimulating their best performance through compression or massage done this naturally.

* Promotes the activity of certain nerves and nerve plexus, which produces, besides its physical effect, a modification of the internal sensitivity.

* For a moment changed the course of the circulation of all or part of the body, resulting in its revitalization.

* Produce, in a natural way, a particular state of consciousness. According to Hindu teachers, each asana also produces the following effects:

* It connects various pranic currents (subtle energy) to certain levels, resulting in a definite stimulating action of pranic circulation in general and particular accumulation in certain chakras (pranic centers of consciousness).

* Isolate the body from certain physical and psychic energy flows from the earth and the environment.

Tips for developing each posture

Pay special attention to the breath to relax and focus the mind.

No rush, perform each pose slowly. Position must be maintained for at least 15 seconds in each asana.

If you experience any severe pain or pulled muscle, not shaken or abruptly halt the body, breathe easy and undo posture.

No straining, make the stance own capabilities.

Yoga is not a competition.

Consult a physician in cases of pregnancy, cervical injury, hypertension or retinal detachment

It is very important to have the habit of practicing yoga three or four times a week.

Do not expect or try to get from the earliest days of the full execution asanas. You need a training period
for most of the exercises.

The asanas are done with more ease at noon or in the afternoon than in the morning.

After the asanas do not shower immediately. Wait at least half an hour.

If you practice Yoga at night refrain from practicing Uddiyana-bandha, Mayurasana, Kapalabhati and Bhastrika, since it is possible that these can cause insomnia.


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