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Do the Power Yoga


Are you wondering about how to fit in those snug pair of jeans? Get ready to stay fit with Power Yoga and fit in your jeans too.


Suddenly people have discovered the magic of Yoga and are swearing by the benefits of Yoga. But Yoga has been a very vital part of achieving good health since ancient times. It has been embraced due to its benefits not only by Indians but also by people from around the world.

Such is the goodness of Yoga that it helps coping with cancer, bronchitis, constipation, heart disorder, stress and mental imbalance. Yoga even helps build a strong immune system. The good news is that you do not have to spend hours to enjoy the benefits of Power Yoga. Just try maintaining consistency rather than an intense session once in a blue moon. Just 45 minutes daily can do wonders.

Yoga has many different forms. Performing any activity with complete can be termed as Yoga. People adopt various forms that help them stay healthy. Yoga can make immense difference to your lifestyle if you are dealing with stress management, concentration problems or any other health issue. Power Yoga is fast becoming a popular form of exercise to fight obesity and lose weight. Power Yoga can help you burn calories and discover the real power of Yoga power if you want a shapely body or shed those extra pounds. Read on to know more about Power Yoga.


What is Power Yoga?

Power Yoga is also known as Dynamic Yoga. The Power Yoga trend started emerging during mid 1990s. It was introduced by two American Yoga teachers. As the name suggests, 'Power', Power Yoga is fast paced and a strenuous exercise. The two Yoga teachers gave a new edge to Yoga by making it a fitness tool. They took lessons of Yoga from an Ashtanga Yoga master from India and re-invented Yoga in the form of a technique called Power Yoga.

The core of Power Yoga is Ashtanga Yoga. The stress on fitness makes Power Yoga different from other forms of Yoga. This technique of Power Yoga can be used for a heavy work out. It does not have any fixed poses to be followed. The poses may differ according to the teacher or instructor. It gives more importance to strength and elasticity of the body.


Instructions for Power Yoga

Power Yoga can be practiced by anyone who enjoys exercising. However, pregnant women must consult their doctors to take up any form of exercise. Apart from preganat women, on a general basis, seek help from your doctor or a Power Yoga instructor to know whether it will suit your body or not. An early morning environment is very conducive for Power Yoga. Power Yoga has to be practiced on an empty stomach. You can also take help from Power Yoga DVDs or CDs to practice it. You can enjoy it more by practicing with your family, children or friends. Here are some tips which you should keep in mind while practicing Power Yoga.

  • Select places like building terrace, open ground, garden which will encourage you to practice Power Yoga

  • Wear sweat absorbent clothes. Stay comfortable

  • Seek guidance of a professional as it involves difficult poses

  • Concentrate completely on each pose

  • Follow a proper series of exercise while performing it

  • Practice Power Yoga thrice a week for 45 minutes each day

  • Avoid over doing it or exerting yourself. Slow but steady must be your Power Yoga mantra

Benefits of Power Yoga

Yoga in any form provides health benefit. Health conscious individuals of any age can enjoy the benefits of Power Yoga. You can start teaching Power Yoga to your child so that he or she will be able to develop a good physic at an early stage. Here are some great benefits that Power Yoga provides.
  • Removes body toxins through sweat

  • Heals disorders like acid stomach

  • Helps getting rid of obesity

  • Increases the calorie burning capacity of body

  • Helps coping with asthma, cancer, bronchitis, insomnia and sinus

  • Helps to deal with hypertension and menstrual disorders

  • Increases stamina, strength and flexibility of body

  • Improves blood circulation and immune system

  • Improves concentration and self-control

Power Yoga is not only about achieving excellence with different poses, it is also a method to achieve an excellence of mind. It is a beautiful way to gain a perfectly fit and healthy body. If you have been wondering about how yoga can help you stay in shape, here is the answer. You are just 45 minutes away from a healthy trim body. Get... set... Power Yoga!


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