Sunday, October 24, 2010


Originating in India, Yoga is an ancient physical and mental discipline which has been practiced for centuries by people all over the world. Yoga is good for the mind as well as for the body. It has been extensively discussed in various ancient Hindu texts like the Vedas. Yoga can be categorized as:

  • Karma Yoga
  • Bhakti Yoga
  • Hatha Yoga
  • Raja Yoga
  • Jnana Yoga.
Yoga has been accepted worldwide for its positive effects on human health. It rejuvenates your body and benefits you in various ways. It involves a series of asanas and pranayams. Asanas are various poses of exercises and pranayams relate to different breathing techniques. It also involves meditation and chanting. As one ventures into the world of yoga, one will come across terms such as Chakras, Bandhas and Mudras. Yoga has been universally accepted as a science.

 Benefits of Yoga can be counted on to get cured of certain diseases, such as
  • Improves blood circulation
  • Boosts immunity
  • Provides relaxation
  • Mitigates stress levels in the body
  • improves the tone of muscles in the body
  • Provides radiance to the skin
  • Improves metabolism
  • Brings about mental peace
  • Heals old injuries and physical discomfort
  • Improves concentration power
  • Increases tolerance to pain
  • Slows down aging process.
Yoga provides natural remedy to various sicknesses like:
  • Asthma
  • Epilepsy
  • Constipation
  • Bronchitis
  • Hypertension
  • Colitis
  • Anemia
  • Obesity
  • Backbone problems
  • Hepatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Migraine
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Prostatomegaly
  • Insomnia
  • Anorexia
  • Kidney stone.
Yoga has gained popularity worldwide, in fact the National Institute of Health (United States) recommends Yoga under "alternative medicines" ( There are numerous yoga clinics. You can either join a clinic or go for learning yoga under the guidance of a trained yoga teacher. If you are looking for Yoga schools or yoga teachers  in the United States, you may check at YogaAlliance.Org. However, remember that just like any other fitness regimen yoga too demands a lot of discipline and dedication.

In fact, it you want to keep age at bay, and stay healthy—yoga and meditation would be the perfect choice for you. We at Beauty Tips Hub have tried to provide you the complete guide to beauty that would help you stay young and beautiful.

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