Definition of anything in this world is very subjective as it might differ from person to person in definition. A glass might be half filled for someone but fifty percent empty of another and so is the definition of the word “Yoga”. It is also derived from the mother tongue of almost all the languages and is older than any form of art. Yes, it is considered to be an art, as it requires determination and strength to be performed and is one the oldest form of any art, which has prevailed for around 12000 years and the way benefits of yoga have helped the masses will prevail for many more thousands to come.
Yogis and those who follow yoga believe that it is much more than just exercising and it is the way or path towards knowing what actually you are taking into consideration the highly pronounced worlds “Soul” or “Aatma” and the highly debatable topic of all ages “the attainment of enlightenment”.
The word Yoga comes from the word Yuj which has the literal meaning of joining forces or coming together and to consider how successful yoga has been in these past years we can consider the report from yoga journal which shows that only in united states there are around 16 million people following yoga and have spend around 6 billion USD for the equipment of yoga in just 365 days. The postures which most of the health and fitness center uses have their origin from the yoga-sutra.
Modern form of exercises which have mixed flavor of yoga in them just to enhance our strength, controlling your breath and enhancing your versatility and there are numerous forms or styles of yoga, no superior or inferior to the other but having their own ply in improving fitness and the style you choose have to be according to your own level of fitness.
Now knowing what actually yoga is we can talk upon how it benefits us:
1. Yoga for Mind and Happiness
Yoga has anything and everything to deal with your mind and keeping you happy from inside as specific parts of yoga like breathing exercises and meditation has nothing to do you with your physical development but with your true self and provides and fill you with a certain kind of positive energy or vibes so you can deal with the stress which follows you up in your life.
2. Yoga for Hangover
An unexpected benefit of yoga is to deal with hangover. If you had a wonderful party last night and party for you can’t be completed without too much of hard drinks than the next morning should be followed up by yoga, as it will not just improve your metabolism but will detoxify your entire system and help you free out of your hangover.
3. Yoga for Heart
The cardiologists added to the benefits of yoga when they added that heart patients who seem to follow yoga for 2 months got their ability of exercising benefited cheerier by improved heart health, which got them a overall better life.
4. Yoga For Asthma
Asthma unlike heart problems can tackle anyone regardless of their age. A child 6 years old might too suffer from asthma and this is specially increased due to the blind folded development and infecting the atmosphere and a special part of yoga is pranayama which is breathing exercise and have shown to ease the condition of the sufferer to a extend medication wasn’t able to.
Knowing all these advantages leads me to say this Yoga everyday keeps problems away.