" Yoga is not an ancient myth buried in oblivion.

It is the most valuable inheritance of the present.

It is the essential need of today and the culture of tomorrow.” 

Swami Satyananda Saraswati

Yoga is the oldest science (not A RELIGION) of right living that originated in India many thousands of years ago. It works on all aspects of the person: the physical, vital, mental, emotional, psychic and spiritual.

The word Yoga means ‘unity’ or ‘oneness’ and is derived from the Sanskrit word yuj, which means ‘to join’. This unity or joining is described in spiritual terms as the union of the individual consciousness with the universal consciousness. On a more practical level, Yoga is a means of balancing and harmonizing the body, mind and emotions. Through the practices of Yoga, awareness develops of the interrelation between the emotional, mental and physical levels, and how a disturbance in any one of these affects the others. Gradually, the awareness leads to an understanding of the more subtle areas of existence.

Physical and mental cleansing and strengthening is one of Yoga’s most important achievements.

What makes it so powerful and effective is the fact that it works on the holistic principles of harmony and unification. According to medical scientists, yoga therapy is successful because of the balance created in the nervous and endocrine systems which directly influences all the other systems and organs of the body.  

Yoga can teach you to bring stress under control and provides a means for people to find their own way of connecting with their true selves.

If you can bring your mind and thoughts under control, there is literally no limit to what you can do –since it is only our own illusions and preconceptions that hold us back and prevent us from fulfilling ourselves.

 

HOW DOES YOGA WORK?

Anyone can practice Yoga, no matter what their age, condition or religion. Young or old, sick or fit,all can benefit from this discipline.

The yoga postures or Asanas exercise every part of the body, stretching and toning the muscles and joints,the spine and the entire skeletal system. And they work not only on the body’s frame but on the internal organs, glands and nerves as well, keeping all systems in radiant health. By releasing physical and mental tension, they also liberate vast resources of energy. The yogic breathing exercises known as Pranayama revitalize the body and help to control the mind, leaving you feeling calm and refreshed, while the practice of positive thinking and meditation gives increased clarity, mental power and concentration. To understand what Yoga is all about you need to experience it for yourself.

 

BENEFITS OF YOGA:

Balance body, mind and soul

Control and stable the mind

Body awareness: connect body and mind

Healthy body with shape, long, lean muscle

Increased flexibility and strength that can help to prevent the causes of some types of back pain.

Improved your alignment, which helps prevent many other types of pain.

Better Breathing: clear the nasal passages and calm the central nervous system

Calm the mind, helps to switch off from the external world (stress, problems, worries)

Stress reduction Increased self-confidence

Increased the energy level and the spiritual dimension

Bring harmony, inner peace, relaxation and happiness Help to connect to our true self personality

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YOGA FOR CORPORATIONS

Introducing yoga in corporations helps the employees to create a healthier body and mind, reduce stress in and out of the workplace, eliminate days off because of illness, increase job performance and build camaraderie.

Employers like you have had success in keeping their employees healthy and happy by introducing programs like yoga classes. Many employers, of all sizes and industries are taking a pro-active approach to employee wellness by investing in workplace programs.

Contact Liza if you would like to include a yoga session in your wellness day or if you prefer to have yoga at your company during lunch or any time of the day.