Benefits of Pranayama and Yoga

BENEFITS OF Pranayama YOGA Benefits of Pranayama is to decrease Mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, stress, and insomnia are among the most common reasons for individuals to seek treatment with complementary therapies such as yoga. Yoga encourages one to relax, slow the breath and focus on the present, shifting the balance from the sympathetic nervous system and the […]

PRANAYAMA

Pranayama is the fourth limb or step of ashtanga yoga, as set out by Patanjali in the Yoga sutra. It is made up of two words prana means breath or bio energy in the body and yama means control hence pranayama is the control of breath or bio (pranic) energy. It is done by regulating the breathing and holding the […]

HISTORY OF YOGA

The history of yoga is 3,000 year old tradition, yoga is now regarded in the western world as a holistic approach to health and is classified by the National Institutes of Health as a form of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). The word “yogaˮ comes from a Sanskrit root “Yujˮ which means union, or yoke, to join, and to direct […]