Check out the additional group of asanas, just added to complete my ‘essential asanas‘ page on my website. You’ll find images and detailed descriptions of the poses. Where applicable I give information about the modified version for the asana “in the chair” or “with the chair” as well.
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When we utter the word “yoga”, the general perception of most people on the planet is “The practice of asanas” . Of all the different things that the science of yoga explores – just about every aspect of life – today’s world has chosen to represent yoga with only the physical aspect. In the yogic system, there is very little significance given to asanas. Of about two hundred Yoga Sutras, only one…
What Yoga Can do For Soccer?
1. Help reduce injury
2. Increase flexibility
3. Bolster endurance
4. Strengthen the core
5. Improve joint strength through low impact exercise.
These are just some of the benefits of yoga for soccer players. And – Over all yoga has positive aspects for all areas of life and not just athletics.
Need more good reasons why to practice yoga and tackle issues, which are on your “body mind and soul maintenance list” since a long time.
Read this … it might inspire you! And if you share it… you might inspire a family member or friend as well.
The Asanas are useful maps to explore yourself, but they are not the territory. ~Donna Farhi
Asanas attune the body to meditation, just as a guitar is tuned before a performance. ~Anonymous
Concentrating on Asanas clears the mind, while focusing on the breath helps the body shift out of fight-or-flight mode. ~Melanie Haiken