3 Kind of Popular Style in Yoga Practice - Kundalini, Vinyasa, Hatha. Before you practice a yoga, you must know about yoga style that most do today. There are several different types of yoga practiced today. Three popular forms are: Kundalini, Vinyasa and Hatha.
Kundalini Yoga, also called the Yoga of Awareness, is named after the Kundalini, or an energy thought to lie curled like a serpent at the base of the spine. The teachings say this serpent, or energy, is "asleep" or dormant. By practicing this type of yoga, the energy gradually "awakens," expanding your awareness.
Kundalini Yoga focuses on exercising the spine and navel center in an effort to awaken the Kundalini energy stored in the spine. Breath is very important. Each asana should be practiced with a specific breathe sequence.
Although it's been said Kundalini is over 5000 years old, almost all of what we know comes from a man named Yogi Bhajan. Bhajan brought his knowledge of Kundalini Yoga to the West in 1969 and taught until 2004.
Bhajan established 3HO (Healthy, Happy, Holy Organization) to continue his teachings.
VinyasaVinyasa means, "to place in a certain way," or "breath with movement." Vinyasa yoga is a dynamic, flowing form of yoga that focuses on the synchronization of movement and breath. The purpose of this focus is internal cleansing.
As you flow from asana to asana, you move on the inhale or the exhale. Vinyasa, or Flow, is one of the more fast-paced types of yoga. It's also full of variation. Each teacher will have a little different "flow." Compare this to Bikram yoga, which is always the exact same pose sequence.
HathaHatha means willful or forceful. It also means Sun Moon, representing the opposites of masculinity/femininity, day/night, winter/summer, active/passive etc. Hatha is the best known of the 6 major branches of yoga which include Tantra, Karma, Raja, Bhakti, and Jnana yoga.
Read also => 30 Minutes of Yoga Practice to Lose Weight FastHatha is generally a slower form focusing on stretching and holding poses. The poses are generally held for 15-30 seconds with conscious breathing.
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