25 Benefits of Vinyasa Flow Yoga

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Vinyasa Flow Yoga is an ancient practice that combines movement and sequence methodology with breathing techniques to achieve perfect alignment of mind, body and spirit. Vinyasa flow yoga synchronizes asanas (postures) with breath to connect the mind and body. Each of the postures or Asana has a goal. These asanas purify the mind and nervous system, detoxify, cleanse the energy channels, increase flexibility, strength and balance. This practice comes from the lineage of Sri yogi. T. Krishnamacharya, who was guru Patabi Jois (Ashtanga Yoga), BKS Iyengar (Iyengar Yoga) and TKV Desikashar (Viniyoga).

In Vinyasa yoga breathing is synchronized with a progressive series of asanas that produces an intense internal heat. This heat emanating from the body detoxifies all organs and muscles bringing many benefits to the hormonal system. The result is a strong, lightweight and a calm mind. Vinyasa Yoga also creates an alternative consciousness levels: physical, psychological and spiritual.

This type of yoga requires a lot of discipline and training. Therefore, it is not surprising that many celebrities have chosen this field as an ideal method to stay in shape from head to toe. ]Its benefits are countless and it has become one of the most fashionable styles of yoga in the West.

  1. Promotes flexibility of the spine and joints
  2. It strengthens, tones muscles
  3. Stimulates the endocrine glands
  4. Improves digestion and elimination
  5. Increases circulation
  6. It relaxes the nervous system
  7. Activates the immune response
  8. Refreshes the body releasing muscular tension
  9. Increases energy level
  10. Lowers cholesterol and blood sugars
  11. Improves balance, flexibility, strength and body tone
  12. Increases body awareness
  13. Encourages weight loss
  14. Improves quality of sleep
  15. Calming the mind
  16. Sharpening of concentration and memory
  17. Liberation of the spirit
  18. Reduces stress
  19. Reduces depression and anxiety
  20. Helps in cases of hypertension
  21. As a result you are more alert and relaxed
  22. Collaborate on your personal growth and self-esteem
  23. Releases of negative thoughts and emotions
  24. Develop willpower, patience and frustration tolerance
  25. Help to cope with clarity and serenity the various instances of life

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