In today’s medical assisted world of health care administration, patient safety has increased but the benefits of alternative and complementary medicine have not lost its importance. Being one of the best ways to maintain your physical and mental health is yoga. This year the International yoga day will be celebrated on 21st June 2019.
In general terms, yoga is only connected to physical exercise, but the yoga has a wider connotation, it is the manifestation of positive energies of physical and mental health. Yoga is an effective way of healing either at a mental or physical level practiced since so many years worldwide.
In the present world, when our biological clock has changed and the schedule of sleeping, eating all have changed, so in order to maintain the healthy lifestyle yoga is the panacea for having an energetic, positive spiritual awakened & healthy life. So in this way, we can find yoga as a retreat from our busy and chaotic life.
Yoga is not beneficial physically or mentally but also spiritually. Yoga is the detoxification process of our negative thoughts and increases in the accumulation of positive thoughts. It cleanses the body and mind of accumulated stress and negative impressions.
Spiritual benefits of Yoga
In general terms, spirituality means living happier. The practice of yoga and meditation is a powerful combination to enjoy a healthy lifestyle. When our disturbed mind gets stabled, then we feel the proper relaxation and peace of mind. Spirituality gives inner strength to manage difficult situations and to keep smiling. Being established in the Self, your inner peace spreads outward and makes you a more responsible human being full of caring, sharing and love.
When we take proper sleep, then the physical fatigue comes to an end, but meditation gives us relaxation of mind and stress-free life.
Yoga establishes a connection between our soul and the self. So here I am listing the common spiritual benefits of yoga.
When we chant mantras in yoga session, the tune and vibration of the mantras help us in spiritual awakening and it is an effective way to clean our mental garbage and feel the connection with dualism theory.
The spiritual benefit of yoga is in the form of “Drishti”. It means that yoga gives us the mental strength. During yoga posture when an individual focus between the eyebrows it stimulates the pituitary and the pineal gland to the point of being able to discern the consequence of your actions or words before they happen. Hence, you become a wise sage making fewer mistakes that harm yourself or others.
Yoga establishes the connection with the forces of the universe. During yoga, the posture opens the heart center, stimulate the third eye and open the crown chakra, we start to realize that there is more to life than my body, my goals, my thoughts, my emotions, my desires, my passions, my dreams, my fantasies. We start to tune into the bigger purpose of our life in relation to others and in relation to the divine forces.
The most important spiritual benefit of yoga, it stimulates the feeling of oneness. It is the perfect unity of mind and body. Oneness connotes moving beyond the social structure of good, bad, rich or poor. When you can feel this oneness, this wholeness, this perfectness of the Creator who has created Creation — the sun, the moon, oceans, seas, animals, birds, plant life, wind, air, fire, Mother Earth — it becomes much easier to carry gratitude and contentment in your life and accept both others and yourself, just as you are, regardless of all your perceived “flaws.
5 simple yoga to burn belly fat
The sedentary lifestyle is the prime reason for our belly fat. The other reasons that can be added are stress, unhealthy eating habits, and a lack of adequate sleep.
The Surya salutation or Surya Namaskar is the set of 12 different yoga poses and this is an excellent way to reduce belly fat. By working on the whole body, including the neck, shoulders spine, arms, hands, wrists, leg, and back and stomach muscles, it helps to burn fat, giving you a flat stomach. Doing Surya salutation in the morning is the best way to get rid off belly fat.
This is another important yoga posture to burn the belly fat. This yoga posture is beneficial for core and abdominal muscles. It also tones the muscles of the thighs and arms. Performing this yoga pose calms your mind and leaves you in a state of rejuvenation. It also helps improve concentration.
The corpse pose or the Savasana is another effective yoga to burn belly fat. The main concept behind this yoga pose is that it stimulates the metabolism. It relieves from digestive issues and constipation too. It calms our mind and improves concentration too. It helps in the reduction of stress, fatigue, depression and anxiety. Regular practicing of this yoga pose is helpful for relieving elements that cause diabetes.
This pose is also known as Cobra pose. It is very effective in the reduction of belly fat and it is also effective in relieving of digestive problems. If this yoga pose is practice on daily basis then it is an effective yoga to get rid of constipation. This yoga position is very effective for people suffering from back pain, respiratory disorder and obesity.
This yoga pose is also known as bow pose. This pose has a magical effect if you want to have a flat belly. It gives strength and tones the ankles, thighs, groins, chest and abdominal muscles and spinal cord. It is a great yoga exercise that can help you lose weight and reduce belly fat effectively. In addition to this, it relieves from menstrual discomfort, constipation. It is helpful in stress management too.
The Internationa Day of Yoga, which is celebrated each year on June 21 across the globe, take a look at how yoga can help you shed excess fat from your entire body and stay fit. The theme of this year 2019 International yoga day is “Yoga For Heart”.
Maharishi Patanjali is the ‘father of Yoga’ who compiled 195 Yoga Sutras that became the foundation of Yoga philosophy. So the best way to get a healthier version of life is reaped out the benefits of yoga.