Asanas (Postures) is the third limb of Ashtanga yoga. Postures deal with the subject of physical discipline. It is a harmonious way to bring Physical health. Excessive sedentary work and lack of rest with no regards to health leads to physical downfall. We live in an environment where we have to carry out various transactions for our day to day life and health becomes an extremely important prerequisite for such transactions. Yoga Postures and stretching exercise helps in keeping ones health. Practice of these postures brings balance, equilibrium and good health to the body. It is gentle but powerful way of working not just muscles, tendons and joints but internal organs and glands too.
Asanas have an extraordinary capacity to overhaul, rejuvenate, and bring the entire system into a state of balance. There are many types of physical exercise, but yogasanas is the most complete, benefiting far more than just the physical body. They are designed to promote physical, mental and spiritual well being.
The definition of Posture is “Sthiram Sukham Asana” means “Steady Pose” a posture should be smooth, steady and enjoyable. We train you to relax in a posture and dissolve in the infinity. There are many type of physical exercise but when practiced with deep breathing, relaxed movements, and mental concentration it is the best and effective for the body. Practice of postures improves the digestion circulation and immunity. It strengthens and conditions the muscles, bones and joints, improves flexibility. Benefits are at their optimum based on the regularity and method of practice. For body to cooperate there needs to be a balance between activity and rest, eating and fasting, waking and sleeping. This perfect balance and discipline is what we bring in you.
We help you practice the various Postures (Asanas) in four steps:
1st is to ensure the starting relaxation pose standing, sitting or lying is correct.
2nd is to take you into the posture with the proper coordination of breath.
3rd is staying in the posture breathing steadily and comfortably and
4th is coming out of posture with proper coordination of breath.
All the four steps are equally important.