A Woman's Book of Yoga by Machelle M. Seibel, Hari Kaur Khalsa

By Machelle M. Seibel, Hari Kaur Khalsa

Curiosity in yoga is at an all-time excessive, specifically between ladies. even if readers desire to commence the perform or are already serious about yoga, this leading edge booklet can help them comprehend the original advantages yoga offers for a woman's wellbeing and fitness and psychological health and wellbeing.

The authors lead ladies of every age throughout the wellbeing and fitness and lifestyles cycles particular to women by means of illustrating the non secular and actual merits of Kundalini yoga, as taught via yoga grasp Yogi Bhajan. Hari Khalsa applies historic knowledge to provide an explanation for tips to verify and improve one's personal distinctive dating with the brain, physique, and soul. utilizing his services on women's wellbeing and fitness matters, Dr. Siebel unearths the clinical foundation for yoga's optimistic results at the mind. jointly, Dr. Siebel and Hari Khalsa create a discussion of spiritualism and technology, elucidating how each lady can attain the rewards of yoga for a life-time.

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Chapter 2 Yoga Fitness Power: Beyond Stretching In This Chapter ➤ Yoga as a body/mind workout ➤ Yoga as your ultimate fitness power source ➤ Cross-train with yoga ➤ How yoga enhances your sports performance Yoga is more than stretching. No matter what your fitness level, yoga can be a challenging exercise program that builds superior strength and endurance. You’ll even break a sweat! Yoga involves a level of mental and physical concentration that results in greater flexibility, increased muscle power, refined balance, improved cardiovascular function, increased lung capacity, toned immune and digestive systems, and improved functioning of internal organs.

Yoga optimizes the hard drive in your head! This involves extending your meditation to your daily life. Once you’ve made meditation a part of your life, you can gradually learn to carry its principles with you throughout your day. When negative feelings arise, gently push them away as if they were balloons. Look at them, note them, acknowledge them, and then let go of the string. If people are unkind, unfair, or judgmental of you, you can learn to gently push these balloons away, too. Meditation in daily life means remembering the peace and stillness you’ve learned to achieve during regular meditation, then finding that peace and stillness throughout the day.

As you move through your daily life, stillness would probably not be an adjective you would use to describe your mental state. You are busy, you have responsibilities, and you are good at what you do. This takes a full mind, a mind always thinking about what to do next. A mind prepared to deal with conflict. A mind ready to tackle anything, whether it’s a toddler’s temper tantrum or capturing a multimillion-dollar account for your company. Who has time for stillness when you’ve got so much to do?

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