Restorative Yoga Restorative yoga is mainly developed by the great legend B.K.S. Iyengar (Pune in India). He is known as the father of the modern yoga. It typically involves only 5 to 6 poses, supported by the props. Those props will allow you to rest and relax completely. Mostly, restorative pose includes gentle backbends, light
Integrative Yoga Therapy (IYT) What Is Integrative Yoga Therapy? According to Le Page Integrative Yoga Therapy is: “The skill set is muchmore extensive, not only as far as the communication [with the client] but also the ability to make modifications and the understanding of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and yoga philosophy as it relates to health
Sivananda Yoga Sivananda yoga was developed by Swami Sivananda. It is a non-proprietary form of hatha yoga. It focuses on preserving the wellness and health of the practitioner. Sivananda training emphasizes the full yogic breathing and frequent relaxation. The Method followed in Sivananda training system is, decrease chance of disease and retain the vitality of
Anusara Yoga Anusara yoga is founded by John Friend in 1997. This style was derived from Iyengar style by John Friend. It is a modern-day Hatha yoga system. The basic philosophy for Anusara yoga is that life is a gift that we are invited to celebrate and remember in the yoga practice and the life.Anusara
Jivamukti Yoga The Jivamukti Yoga method created by David Life and Sharon Gannon in 1984. It is a proprietary style of yoga. Jivamukti is a spiritual, ethical and physical practice. And it combines with vigorous hatha yoga and vinyasa-based physical styles with adherence to the following five central tenets: shastra (scripture) bhakti (devotion) ahimsa (nonviolence,
Power Yoga Two American yoga teachers created the Power Yoga Bryan Kest (Los Angeles) and Beryl Bender Birch(New York). Unlike other yoga types, Power Yoga does not have any specific sequence. Power yoga style is designed for the experienced students. It is a full body workout. It helps to move continuously and dynamically with your
Yin Yoga Unlike power yoga, Yin yoga is a slow paced style of yoga with asanas or postures, for longer periods of time. The time period may vary depends upon your expert level. Beginners can hold 50 seconds to 120 seconds. But advanced level students may stay more than five minutes in one asana (Pose).
Kundalini Yoga The main goal of Kundalini Yoga is to increase the consciousness and build physical vitality. An uplifting blend of spiritual and physical practices, Kundalini Yoga consists of meditation (dhyana), dynamic breathing techniques (pranayama), chanting of mantras and movements. Some famous yoga teachers for kundalini yoga style: Shanti KaurKhalsa ShaktaKaurKhalsa GurmukhKaurKhalsa Definition: The basic
Hot Yoga Hot yoga is described as performing yoga exercises under hot and humid conditions. Hot yoga is often associated with Bikram style. Now, most of the yoga styles using hot yoga to increase an individual's flexibility in the poses. Hot yoga often seeks to replicate the heat in colder climates and humidity of India.
Bikram Yoga Bikram yoga is a type of hatha yoga characterized by a set of 26 postures and breathing exercises, performed in a room heated to a very high temperature rather than the normal room temperature. Bikram Yoga was developed by Bikram Choudhury. He founded the Bikram's Yoga College of India. It is one of
Ashtanga Yoga Ashtanga yoga style is intensely physical and athletic. Ashtanga yoga practise contains channel energy through the body using locks (bandhas), set of asanas and concentrate on a points using gaze (drishti) in asanas. Practise of Ashtanga Yoga combined with Vinyasa Yoga differs from other forms of yoga style, it is dynamic, and whereas
Iyengar Yoga Iyengar Yoga is a form of Hatha Yoga. Iyengar Yoga explains the Pranayama (breath control) and the precision and alignment in the performance of Asana (posture). It is developed by the legend B.K.S. Iyengar .He is known as the father of the modern yoga. So, it is named after him and called as
Vinyasa Yoga Vinyasa Yoga is one of the famous types of yoga style. It is quite dynamic type of yoga technique. It is originated from the hatha style. We can refer Vinyasa Yoga as free style Asthanga yoga. It is all about synchronizing the continuous movement and breath.It is perfect yoga type for beginners. It
Hatha Yoga Hata is a Sanskrit word. We can translate the word “hatha” in two ways, Hatha = forceful or willful . Ha - Tha = “sun” (ha) and “moon” (tha). However, In general, Hatha means the practice of physical yoga postures. Most of the yoga styles are Hatha yoga. Such as, Ashtanga Yoga vinyasa