Health and wellness: Yoga

Health and wellness: Yoga

Yoga is an ancient practice that involves a series of breathing patterns and movements aimed at improving your physical, mental, and overall health. As yoga gained popularity through the years, as people gained the multitude of benefits through practicing yoga on daily bases. At New Age Pre-school North Bangalore have specially designed curriculum, which includes yoga as a part of our regular session.

The Yoga contains a plethora of yoga-related posts, categorized into asanas, Ayurveda, benefits, usage of yoga accessories, lifestyle, meditation, yoga philosophy, pregnancy yoga, travel yoga, and many more.

Asana is a third limb of Ashtanga yoga. Asana means pose or posture. According to Patanjali Muni, asana is a steady and comfortable posture. It is state of complete equilibrium of body, mind and spirit. Asana should be comprising of deep breathing, relaxed movements and mental concentration coupled with awareness of the body, mind and emotions during practice. Yoga asanas have an extraordinary capacity to rejuvenate and bring back the entire body, spirit system into a balanced state.

According to Upanishads, the posture in which one can sit for indefinitely and comfortably is called Asana. Yoga sutra says Asana is mastered and perfected when all effort is relaxed and the mind absorbed in the infinite.

Asanas will have to be practiced in empty stomach and preferably in the early morning hours. This practice also serves to charge your mind and prepare your body for the day’s activities.

The effects of asanas are infinitely enhanced by combining proper breathing during the flow of yoga postures. It also eases the muscles, increasing flexibility. It requires good trainer who perform and teach asanas without injury. New Age Pre-schools have a very good and experience trainers who will take care and handle the children in a good manner. And teaches yoga according to their age criteria.

Benefits of Doing Yogasana

  • Mind body coherence is achieved.
  • Expand the elasticity of the intercostal muscles.
  • Enhance standard of health, vigor and vitality.
  • Activate Chakras regulating the energy supply needed to all parts of the body.
  • Expansion of the chest due to back bending Asanas leads to exercising the heart and lungs.
  • Cardiac muscles get strengthened. They improve the elasticity of aorta.
  • Spinal cord is strengthened.
  • Front bending gives exercise to stomach improving the functionality of stomach.
  • All abdominal organs are benefitted.
  • Boost metabolism.
  • Improve circulation.
  • Restore functionality of muscles, joints and nerves.
  • Regulate hormone secretion.
  • Enhance the glow of skin.
  • Delay the ageing process.
  • Improve overall efficiency and performance.
  • So we saw the benefits of performing yoga in our day to day life. Yoga helps us to be fit, health and wellness.

At New Age Pre-School we teach children some asanas, they are:

Pranayama : Pranayama is a breathing excises, benefits of pranayama

-improves sleep quality.
-increases mindfulness.
-improves lung function.
-enhances cigarette cravings.

Vajrasana : Vajrasana is a sitting posture, benefits of vajrasana are:

- Calm the mind and brings stability to mind.
- Makes you feel relaxed and stress free.
- Helps relieve headaches.
- Relieves joint pains of arthritis.
- Helps to get rid of back pain.
- Helps to reduce obesity.

Baddha Konasana: Baddha Konasana is know as butterfly pose, benefits of baddha konasana are:

Helps in relieving depression, stress and anxiety.
Very good for uterus.
Gives very good stretch to thighs, groin and knees.

Balasana : Balasana is known as child pose , benefits of balasana are:

Helps to release any tension in the chest.
For better sleep.
Relaxes back and spine.
Alleviates the stress felt by your shoulders and hands.

Bhujangasana : bhujangasa is as cobra pose, benefits of bhujangasana are:

It is a very rejuvenating exercise for both body and mind.
Helps to maintain youth and vitality.
Improves flexibility of upper and middle back.
Improves blood circulation.
Strengthens and cleanses liver.

Parvathasana : Parvathasana is also known as mountain pose , benefits of Parvathasana are:

It helps develop a proper breathing technique.
Parvatasana helps reduce flab from the abdomen, tummy, hips and the waist.
The pose has a slimming effect on the physique.
The spine and ribs are stretched.

Vrikshasana: Vrikshasana is also known as tree pose, benefits of Vrikshana are:

It strengthens the legs and opens the hips.
It improves your neuromuscular coordination.
It helps with balance and endurance.
It improves alertness and concentration.

At New Age Pre-schools we have a very good and experience trainers who will train the kids all these above mentioned asanas.

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