Like Ayurveda, Yoga is another ancient Indian system and its translation is derived from the word YOG-union.
Yoga helps to develop a firm body, stable mind and focused collaborative spirit, skills desirable nowadays to combat stress and improve performance in all areas of life.
Through the Asanas we improve the following aspects: Force – the postures tone the entire body (isometric). Resistance – increases physical performance. Flexibility – keeping the body healthy through proper stretching. Posture – attaining an upright posture without effort.
Energy – improves the functioning of glands, providing renewal daily. Health – a permanent state of wellness through stable mind and body.
Iyengar Yoga is based on meticulously spinal and posture alignment especially beneficial as a therapeutic tool, as a way for curing innumerous medical disorders, diseases and limitations.
This method not only allows the practice to those accustomed to sports activities, but also allows it for people with physical limitations, injuries, postural problems or sedentary.