Words Of Wisdom For Beginner Yoga Students

One of the renowned Yoga teacher shared his experience going back in time when he was a beginner learning Yoga. I have collected few bits of advice from his wisdom with an intention to help students beginning their Yoga practices. According to him as much you invest your time and energy in practising yoga postures and learning philosophies of ancient Yoga teaching, it you help you evolve, grow and shape you.
Yoga For Beginners
Be Tough To Yourself For Yoga Practices
As you’re beginning your Yoga practice, you should ignore many small things which come along your way to distract your attention from your work and focus on your practices no matter what comes your way. There should not be anything as important for you as your work out on Yoga practices. Pay your attention to know what your body needs and give your best to push yourself learning and practising Yoga. Remember, your practice will grow with you and do listen to your instructor following the guidelines for improving it as you move on each day.

Choose The Best As Per Your Needs
Yoga has many paths and each path has its own unique style and discipline and you can find Yoga teachers with specialized skills in few popular styles of Yoga. So you need to know your requirements before registering to a school of yoga to choose the style which is best for you.

Be A Childlike And Start To Play Your Yoga
Yoga is so natural that it looks more like child play than something serious for life and this is the quality of Yoga which can be explained in words. As you play more, you grow stronger just like kids.

Do not your adulthood intelligence to come up in your way to Yoga practices and let your child come out to play once again.

Be A Good Friend To Your Body
Your body is your primary tool to learn Yoga for ultimate possibility which a life could desire. No matter where you are or how you are, embrace yourself. Love your body for it is your closest friend to help you learn what you want to be.

No body is similar in any way and so do yours but if you love it, you are going to get more out of Yoga. I insist to work with your body and not against your body.

Take A Break To Have Some Space
Rome is not build in a day and so you too is not going to be a Yogi in a single attempt. Do not compare your practice with others as this will add to more hindrances rather than supporting by wasting your time on looking on others than your own.

Give time to yourself to evolve with perfection with each movement. If you find yourself stuck in comparing yourself with other then it would be good to take some break emotionally, mentally and spiritually.

Appreciate Yourself For Even Smallest Achievements

Even stepping on your mat is a big step you made to see what you are going to get when you are done with your Yoga practice. Appreciate yourself with each step you take with your movement then you’ll see how much interesting it will become learning yoga when you do it more joyfully.


How Yoga Helps In Reducing Back Pain

Hatha yoga is most common and widely accepted yoga practice in the world. Hatha yoga is a physical form that incorporates a series of various yoga postures which rely on Pranayama, a well defined breathing technique in yoga. Yoga provides a wide range of mental and physical benefits to the practitioner with some basic and complex postures when accompanied with breathing techniques. Yoga Reduces Back Pain

Physical Benefits of Yoga Practices:

  • Strengthening body parts – Yoga practices strengthen some specific muscles and group of muscles. Yoga requires use of specific muscles of the body along with concentration by holding on a yoga postures. Holding on to a yoga posture for specified time incorporated with various movements and breathing techniques gives strength to the muscles.

    There are many yoga postures which gently support and strengthen the abdominal muscles as well as muscles of the back which are essential components of the spine muscular network that helps the body to maintain upright posture and movement properly. Back pain can be reduced greatly when these muscular network of spine are in good natural condition. Back pain can be completed cured by regular practice of a set of yoga postures specially structured to support the back muscles and spine.

  • Reduce tension with stretching and relaxation – Yoga practice reduces tension in stressed muscles with the help of stretching and relaxation. When yoga practitioner holds the muscle in a posture for 10-60 seconds then certain muscles stretch while other muscles flex which promote flexibility and relaxation in joints and muscles.

    Stretching and relaxation is very important for people suffering from back pain as it expands the motion in the area and helps reducing stress across the back. Additionally, yoga increases blood circulation which allows the flow of nutrients in and toxins out thus nourishing soft tissues and muscles in the back area.

Maintaining the natural curvature of the spine also reduces and avoids back pain which requires good posture and alignment of the spine which can be achieved by practicing yoga.

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