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Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga is one of the many types of Yoga practices available. In some quarters, Yin Yoga refers to the balancing type of practice for the Yang style. Known to…

Restorative Yoga

As the name implies, Restorative Yoga is meant to restore. It is as simple as that. This type of Yoga practice is very slow. When you practice Restorative Yoga, it gives your body the time and space to achieve deeper relaxation as it can explore further into the parasympathetic nervous system. Restorative Yoga is known to involve several types of items like yoga blocks and blankets so that the practice becomes easier. In fact, those who have practiced restorative yoga has been known to benefit from chronic stress relieve. This is because as mentioned, it…

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Powerman Malaysia

The Malakoff Malaysian Duathlon Series (MMDS) is a series of three 'warm up' events that lead up to Powerman Malaysia 2002. MMDS, in a run-bike-run format, is also a points race series which…

Top Yoga Styles

Raja yoga, the Kingly yoga Raja yoga refers to directing an individual’s life together to balance the mind and emotions in order to organize and ensure that an individual can emphasize on the object of meditation. Raja here simply means ‘kingly’ or ‘royal’. It requires an instructor as an individual can easily strain himself or herself during the practice. The health benefits of Sivananda Yoga Another form of hatha yoga, Sivananda helps an individual to retain vitality of the body besides minimizing the chance of contracting a disease. Sivananda yoga incorporates a series of 12…

Zen Yoga

Yin yoga aims to exercise the connective tissues through a series of simple non-aggressive postural movements. It is named Yin as it is based on Taoist concept of yin. Practitioners often confused Yin yoga with Hatha yoga as both styles incorporate stretches of connective tissues rather than muscles. Practicing Yin yoga is beneficial for all as it helps to relax your muscles and also gently correcting tension and stress on the deep connective tissues. Besides that, another major advantage of practicing Yin yoga is because it assists individual to increase awareness in what they are…

Tantra Yoga

Tantra yoga is regarded as one of the most complex branch of yoga. It incorporates all sciences from chemistry to physics, astronomy to numerology, and also alchemy and Ayurveda. The main purpose of practicing Tantra yoga is to increase awareness during different states of consciousness. Tantra yoga involves numerous postural movements. Few theories that contribute to the meaning behind tantric postural movements are Kundalini and Shakti. Many perceived Tantra yoga as a form of spiritual sex. This is one of the biggest confusion made amongst the practitioners. The most complex branch of Yoga Tantra yoga…

Viniyoga

In Sanskrit, Viniyoga has a number of meanings such as separation, detachment, application, and employment. Viniyoga incorporates variety of methods to cater to unique condition and needs of an individual. Practitioners are given tools and choices to realize the process of self-discovery. Viniyoga incorporates a series of sequential steps to meet the needs of a practitioner. It is based purely on the teachings of T. Krishnamacharya and T.K.V. Desikachar. When practicing Viniyoga, one needs to synchronize postural movements and breathing techniques with appropriate steps in desired direction. Learn the right breathing technique with Viniyoga Bear…

Sivananda Yoga

Another form of hatha yoga, Sivananda helps an individual to retain vitality of the body besides minimizing the chance of contracting a disease. Sivananda yoga incorporates a series of 12 different postures that includes breathing exercises and techniques, relaxation, mantra chanting and also sun salutation. The core principle of Sivananda yoga is to emphasize on these five elements – relaxation, balance diet, proper breathing, and exercise as well as to instill positive thinking. Another form of Hatha Yoga Sivananda yoga is a form of hatha yoga that emphasizes on maintaining the health and mental well-being…

Svaroopa Yoga

Svaroopa yoga is a powerful tool for healing, transformation and illumination purposes. Most individuals had a hard time to ease pain on your back, neck and also shoulder tensions. Thus, practitioners usually perform Svaroopa yoga to improve physical, mental and spiritual well-being. Svaroopa Yoga is the most widely known yoga in America Svaroopa yoga is one of the most widely practiced styles in America. Svaroopa yoga involves relaxation and also half frog postural movements. Svaroopa is another form of hatha yoga that allows practitioners to connect deeply within oneself and channel the energy through the…

Raja Yoga

Raja yoga is also commonly known as Classical yoga and concerned primarily with the mind. Some practitioners also regard Raja yoga as Patanjala yoga. One must be able to tame the mind and body before going into deeper aspects of yoga. Raja Yoga is the most tamed and deeper aspects of Yoga There are a total of eight limbs under Raja Yoga. It comprises Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana and also Samadhi. Yama simply means a set of code of conducts for self-restraint while Niyama refers to religious observances. Asana is commonly known…