Guided Meditations

Yoga is an old discipline from India. It is both spiritual and physical. Yoga uses breathing techniques, exercise and meditation. … He defined yoga as “the cessation of the modification of the mind” (stopping changing the mind). A person doing yoga will move from one posture (called asana) to another.

The fundamental purpose of yoga is to foster harmony in the body, mind, and environment. Yoga professes a complete system of physical, mental, social, and spiritual development. For generations, this philosophy was passed on from the master teacher to the student.

What are the physical benefits of yoga?

    • increased flexibility.
    • increased muscle strength and tone.
    • improved respiration, energy and vitality.
    • maintaining a balanced metabolism.
    • weight reduction.
    • cardio and circulatory health.
    • improved athletic performance.
    • protection from injury.

What are the Mental/Spiritual Benefits to Practicing Yoga or Meditation.

  • The Spiritual Stretch. The practice of Yoga is partly physical involving the movement of one pose to the other. … 
  • It Improves Focus. The practice of regular Yoga and meditation makes people more focused and present. … 
  • Cultivating Awareness. … 
  • It boosts confidence.

Yoga is a great form of physical exercise, leading to a strong body and allowing for the effective elimination of toxins mainly through the practice of asanas and pranayama. Yoga is not only a physical work out but also a mental work out. The practice of yoga helps to “join” the mind with the body.