The world is swearing by the concept of yoga right now, the importance of which is world-known.With the rise of Covid-19 cases in the country, the world is turning towards a yogic lifestyle that not only calms the mind but also strengthens and satisfies the mind and soul. The concept of yoga is not new though, it is being followed for centuries.
Yoga is a philosophy that unites the self with the extreme universe. It is a combination of several asanas, poses, and exercises, that when unite, heal the body, soul, and mind. Incorporating yoga into your daily lifestyle means a healthy and disciplined life.
Usually, yoga comprises of eight stages namely, Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara Dharana, Dhyana, and Samadhi. These eight stages provide a perfect amalgamation and maintain the harmony between the body and the soul. The beauty of yoga is such that anyone can perform it anytime in their lives and benefit from it.
Yoga makes you meet your inner self and opens the scope for self-visualisation. It is also a powerful tool in getting rid of diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia. It is a boon for people dealing with anxiety, depression, and stress. It is beneficial for removing negative thoughts and instilling positive thoughts and helps women to conceive. It acts as a reliever of stress and helps in relaxing the hormones. Apart from all this, it is best to relieve ailments like migraine, spinal pain, abdominal pain and help in the problem of insomnia.
Yoga acts as a bridge between our body, mind, and soul and connects them for a better living. In today’s scenario, it is very important and people of allages have instilled it in their lifestyle. Yoga does not require a particular setup, but a peaceful atmosphere. People who do yoga can reap benefits that are otherwise treated with expensive medication. So, this World Yoga Day, implement the basics of yoga in your life and live a healthier and happier life. - Inputs by Hasti Singh, Fitness Coach and Sports Nutritionist