As we are aware life has become hectic to a large extent. You find most of us operating like robots without even knowing what we are doing and why. Chasing relationships, running after money and then running after more money and reaching the top of the ladder of our careers, and the list goes on. In short, we have lost ‘ourselves’ in this never-ending run and ultimately, tend to get lost in acute stress, disruption of normal life, and what remains is an infinite pothole of tension. Yoga is one way to slow down and relax. You do not need a one month leave to de-stress. Just a 15 minute of yoga session can do the trick.
Yoga in Daily Life:
Here we offer some basic information on yoga in daily life and how to approach this. The goals of yoga are
- Mental Health
- Physical health
- Spiritual Health
- Social health
Registered practitioners opt for holistic yoga sessions:
Approached in a manner which is holistic, Yoga encompasses multiple aspects which include widening and purification of the mind, discipline of the body and mind, acquiring new abilities and skills, a mind which is restful and high energy levels which can help in achieving goals not only on the professional front but also at work place.
It is important for all of us to take those few minutes in a day to relax and de-stress to find that inner peace and work in a relaxed manner to achieve our goals.
Yoga for Students:
The tensions and pressures start at a very young age. You find even the first graders going through different pressures and tensions. Besides the family and social pressures, these youngsters go through bullying, anxiety and abuse which tend to take its toll on these young minds. Regular yoga helps students and adolescents to release excess pressure from their mind, and to concentrate fully on their academic and family life in a much better way:
- It has been proved that Yoga can improve memory be it adults or even students. This leads to an improvement in academics. Students opting for yoga learn different cleansing rituals, meditation, breathing exercises and asana.
- Overall improvement in academics is natural with yoga. As we are aware, yoga can be a stress reliever and thus, you have the students concentrating in the right manner and performing better in academics. It has also been proved that yoga works better as compared to physical exercises.
- Yoga requires a lot of attention. This works as a challenge for the young generation as naturally, their attention span is much lower as compared to the adults. Yoga has been able to control attention even in those children who are hyper active.
Opting for Yoga:
It is best to take the help of qualified teachers when you start yoga. As there are different types, a teacher can help you in making a choice in accordance to your requirement. Results are not instant, you need to have the patience and ensure you do not discontinue this practice.
Now there are also many online classes and television channels where reputed yoga practitioners teach simple steps of yoga. These can vary from one person to another. Depending on the body weight, height, exact cause of stress and tension and personal requirements, people can opt for regular or periodic yoga sessions.
Look out for teachers who can give you the time for this practice of yoga. Your progress needs to be monitored closely. Once you have made a choice of a routine, set out a time-table to ensure you follow this strictly. This helps in motivation and also offers you confidence. You will definitely find yourself calming down. You find that you work with total concentration without any anxiety or tension.