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Things to know about Indian Yoga for you (Part 2)

Iyengar Yoga

Iyengar Yoga is a good choice for beginners to yoga because movements in this type are quite slow and detailed. In addition, you can use tools such as belts, hugging pillows to correct posture for the most accurate.

Sivananda Yoga

Sivananda Yoga is an Indian Yoga form based on 5 core principles: exercise right, relax properly, practice breathing properly, positive thinking, proper diet and meditation.

Kundalini Yoga

Kundalini Yoga is a kind of spiritual practice that focuses on meditation, breathing, and chanting. This subject helps you to use your breath and posture to release energy in life.

Famous Indian Yoga masters in the world

1. John Friend

John Friend is the founder of the Anusara school. This is the most searched name among Indian Yoga masters. John Friend was also a symbol in the yoga world and was revered by many practitioners around the world. At its peak, there were more than half a million people studying John Friend.

2. Kathryn Budig

With decades of experience, Kathryn Budig is a familiar face of Indian Yoga classes and seminars. She also participates in writing articles for Yoga magazines as well as on the health consultancy of Yahoo! Besides, Budig is also very active in social activities. There are nearly 600,000 followers on her Twitter, nearly 200,000 followers on Facebook and nearly 10,000 videos posted on Youtube.

3. Tara Stiles

Tara Stiles is known as the “Queen of Yoga India” with interesting lessons. She is a coach for many celebrities, notably former US President Bill Clinton. As the founder of Strala yoga with thousands of teachers around the world, Tara is very popular on social networks.

4. Baron Baptiste

Born into a family of yoga traditions, Baron Baptiste is the creator of the famous Baptiste Power Vinyasa. In addition to teaching, he also produced many books that were welcomed by a large number of readers. Therefore, the number of people searching for and following him on social networking sites is huge.

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Things to know about Indian Yoga for you (Part 1)

 Indian yoga has long been famous around the world for its health and mental benefits. But when asked how this subject came into being, what are the types, etc. not everyone can answer.

In the following article, we will introduce all you need to know about Indian Yoga. Let’s explore!

Indian Yoga – Origins

Indian yoga is a long-standing practice method that appeared from the Indus – Sarasvati civilization in northern India about 5000 years ago. In Sanskrit, the word “yoga” has many meanings, “join” or “unite” or “add”. This subject is built on the mindset of mind and body as one. When practicing, it is necessary to combine breathing techniques, posture and meditation.

It is difficult to determine exactly who the founder of Yoga is because it was word of mouth and secret for a long time. However, many consider the sage Patanjali to be the man who made the Indian Yoga popular. He is the person who wrote the Yoga Sutra (Yoga Sutras) dealing with 195 issues considered philosophical teachings in yoga practice.

According to him, the noble meaning of yoga is for you to see yourself and your goals from a different perspective. Get rid of the emotions that obscure reason, get good health. Thereby, self-liberation wisdom and self-enlightenment. This is also the ultimate goal of every human life.

Types of Indian Yoga

Hatha Yoga

When it comes to Indian yoga, many people often think of Hatha Yoga immediately. This is a combination of the two most fundamental things of yoga: breathing method and posture. This type of emphasis is on controlling breathing to relax muscles, maintain relaxation, and focus on thoughts.

Ashtanga Yoga

This is also a type of Indian Yoga that focuses on breathing techniques but requires a continuous series of postures. Thereby to focus the mind and control the breath with the whole body.