Yoga is an ancient science of self-development that implies the use of certain techniques.
The beginnings of Yoga were developed in Northern India over 5,000 years ago. Its roots are in Tantra and the Vedas. It is one of the six orthodox systems of Indian philosophy and also the greatest gift of Indian civilization to the world. The word yoga is derived from the Sanskrit word “yuj” which means to unite. The goal of yoga is to unite the body, mind and spirit.
It is a science of healthy life, which is designed so that it can be embedded in everyday life. In addition, it should be accepted as a way of life so that we can receive in return a good physical and mental health, an inner peace and a fulfilling life.
By practicing we contribute to our physical, mental, and emotional health, as well as the spiritual development. This skill helps us change the way of thinking and behavior, because it implies a conscious way of life. That is the power of Yoga.
The wisdom of it is applicable in all circumstances, at home, at work, in traffic, on vacation … Calmness, patience, understanding, compassion, gratitude, kindness are just some of the virtues that adorn practitioners. You will recognize these people by glow in their eyes, happiness and smile on their faces.
There are more Yoga types, but they all have the same goal
The most practiced type in the world is Hatha , which places an emphasis on physical activity through which it improves health, calms the mind and slows down aging. An integral part of Hatha are also breathing techniques, as well as meditation.
Yoga is all this written above, but also much more. The 5000 year of tradition helps us to change the world by changing ourselves!