Your life is your heart, medically obvious and true too when we do yoga especially Vinyasa. Though Hatha, Ashtanga, Bikram and other forms emblazoned us with great body and mind, Vinyasa has its own unique qualities. These are breath synchronized moments with the main focus is on inhale and exhale, as we move from one pose to another. Vinyasa helps you focus on your breathing particularly for 60 to 90 minutes. The breathing method of ujjayi pranayama helps you to calm and the mind and Kapalbhati pranayama help to clean and purify your brain and body.
Here are some reasons why Vinyasa Yoga is best for you?
Vinyasa yoga Strengthens the muscles
Vinyasa yoga is a strength training process and helps in creating lean muscle mass all over the body. Many different poses like arm balance, backbends, inversions, builds body resistance and at the same time puts stress on muscles and making them tired. But while doing Vinyasa yoga all muscles groups gets equal attention and gives strength to the body.
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Stiff muscles are uncomfortable and are difficult to move but the continuous movements and flow of Vinyasa help in stretching, strengthening and elongating the muscles allowing for greater mobility and range of motions. Other types of yoga like Anusara or Iyengar which demands holding the poses for a considerable longer period of time, can be uncomfortable for the people having tight muscles. But with the regular flow tied to the breath can allow for fresh oxygen to fuel and loose the muscles.
Reduces the Stress
Vinyasa yoga operates on emotional, spiritual, physical and mental levels for forming the deep connection between the body and mind and gets relief from stress and anxiety. By moving through the different poses you can get relief from the stress and by focusing on the inhaling and exhaling you can feel mentally calm.
Physiological or health benefits
These physiological or medical benefits can help reduce the chances of heart diseases, high blood pressure, stroke and type 2diabetes. Besides it helps detoxify the body so that body organs functions more systematically and efficiently. It also provides better sleep, helps in weight loss and overall balance to the metabolic system.
It helps you remain focused
Vinyasa yoga helps you remain focused. When you are flowing from one asana to another you are connecting each pose with your breathing. The instructor helps keep the flow smooth all through which can retain your concentration and keep you in a present state.
There is unique charm in Vinyasa
Vinyasa yoga has a unique charm. There are many things common in Ashtanga and Vinyasa yoga which connects sequence with the breath, but the difference lies in the nature of poses. While Ashtanga follows a particular pattern, Vinyasa is much more flexible. Instructors are free to mix up the sequence of poses or put in something new or unexpected, this no rule approach towards yoga means that the poses can be adjusted as per the individual’s needs and can also be balanced easily without getting tumbled.
Vinyasa is Fun
With the flowing moments and music playing at the back, Vinyasa becomes more enjoyable. With each pose you will feel as if you are dancing gracefully. Belief you will not feel anything else better than to find yourself flowing into the warrior pose.
Just follow your instincts, get on the mat and start the rhythmic and graceful moves of Vinyasa yoga for adding more rhythm and calmness in your life.