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 of practitioners. It aims to retain vitality of body through five core principles that are asanas (physical movements), pranayama (breathing techniques), relaxation, balance diet, as well as meditation.
Sivananda involves 12 basic asanas (physical movements) that lasts approximately 90 minutes. It was founded by Swami Vishnu.