The practice of yoga started back in around 3000 BCE in the Indus valley civilization. Although the exact origin of yoga is not known, according to experts and historians, it is believed to have existed ever since the pre-Vedic Indian time. Yoga and its importance is also mentioned in the Rig Veda and it also has a reference in the Upanishads.
Misconceptions about Yoga
Among the many myths that are still circulating in the society about yoga, yoga belongs to Hinduism still the most common misconception among people. Yoga does not belong to any religion, a community for a particular belief system,
Anyone who practices regular yoga with involvement and interest can reap its millions of benefits, irrespective of their faith, ethnicity, or culture. Although yoga originated in the ancient Hindu Society of India and is mentioned in the Hindu mythological books, still it does not mean that practicing yoga means practicing a religion. It is nothing but a form of any other physical exercise.
The journey of meditation begins with bringing you heart, mind, and soul in a peaceful understanding with each other. To be at complete peace within yourself and controlling all your emotions. Yoga is a great way to do that! Yoga early in the morning will help you get in great shape and full of energy to start the day. Yoga after dinnerwill cleanse you, stretch you, and open your lungs for proper breathing, improving your sleep and health. And thus, you will take your first step to begin the process of healing yourself and making yourself – the perfect human being before being a successful person.
Yoga for beginners
yoga training classes has many Different techniques and types. But if you are a beginner then it is very important to choose the kind of exercise that can give a great start to your yoga practice.
Following are the major yogic asanas that are best if you are thinking of beginning yoga: –
Hatha Yoga: Because of its slower pace, Hatha is a great class if you’re just starting your yoga practice.
- Vinyasa Yoga
- Iyengar Yoga
- Ashtanga Yoga
- Bikram Yoga
- Hot Yoga
- Kundalini Yoga
- Yin Yoga
- Restorative Yoga
Nowadays, millions and billions of people across the globe have benefited from the practice of yoga which has been preserved and promoted by the great eminent Yoga Masters from ancient times to this date. The practice of yoga is blossoming and growing more and more vibrant with each passing day.