Yoga has been around for centuries and originated in ancient India. In recent times, millions of people worldwide practice yoga for its physical, mental, and spiritual benefits. In 2014, the United Nations declared June 21st as International Yoga Day, recognizing the importance of this practice in promoting health and well-being. Ayurveda, a traditional Indian system of medicine, complements yoga by providing personalized recommendations for diet, lifestyle, and herbal remedies that support the body’s natural healing process. In this blog post, we will explore the connection between yoga and Ayurveda and how they work together to promote optimal health and wellness.
Benefits of Yoga and Ayurveda:
Yoga helps to improve flexibility, strength, and balance while also reducing stress and anxiety. Ayurveda focuses on maintaining the balance of the three doshas (Vata, Pitta, and Kapha) in the body, which is essential for overall health and well-being. When practiced together, yoga and Ayurveda work synergistically to promote optimal health. Yoga helps to balance the nervous system, which, in turn, helps to balance the doshas in the body. Ayurveda provides guidelines for diet, lifestyle, and herbal remedies that support the body’s natural healing process.
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Easy Yoga Poses for Beginners:
If you’re new to yoga, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. Here are some simple yoga poses that are ideal for beginners:
- Mountain Pose (Tadasana): Stand with your feet hip-width apart, arms at your sides, and gaze forward. This pose helps to improve posture and balance.
- Downward-Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana): Start on your hands and knees, with your hands shoulder-width apart and your knees hip-width apart. Lift your hips up and back, keeping your arms and legs straight. This pose helps to stretch the hamstrings and calves while also strengthening the arms and shoulders.
- Child’s Pose (Balasana): Start on your hands and knees, then lower your hips back towards your heels. Extend your arms forward and rest your forehead on the ground. This pose helps to release tension in the back and neck.
Remember to listen to your body and modify the poses as needed. You can use props like blocks or blankets to make the poses more accessible.
Yoga Poses for the Office
If you’re someone who spends a lot of time sitting at a desk, you know how important it is to take breaks and move your body throughout the day. (Read: Say Goodbye to Your Post-Lunch Sleepiness with Ayurveda). Here are some yoga poses that you can do in the office to relieve stress and tension:
- Seated Forward Fold (Paschimottanasana): Sit on the edge of your chair with your feet flat on the ground. Inhale and lengthen your spine, then exhale and fold forward, reaching towards your toes. This pose helps to stretch the hamstrings and lower back.
- Seated Twist (Ardha Matsyendrasana): Sit on the edge of your chair with your feet flat on the ground. Inhale and lengthen your spine, then exhale and twist to the right, placing your left hand on your right knee and your right hand behind you. This pose helps to improve digestion and relieve tension in the spine.
- Chair Pose (Utkatasana): Stand up and place your feet hip-width apart. Inhale and raise your arms overhead, then exhale and sit back into an imaginary chair. This pose helps to strengthen the legs and core.
Ayushakti Ayurved Support Yoga:
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Yoga and Ayurveda are powerful tools for improving overall health and well-being. By incorporating simple yoga poses into your daily routine and following Ayurvedic principles, you can support your body’s natural healing process and promote optimal health. This International Yoga Day, take a step towards a healthier lifestyle and Book an appointment with Ayushakti Ayurved to experience the benefits of this ancient practice.
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Blog Author: Dr. Rajesh Nashine
Expert Review By: Dr. Smita Pankaj Naram
Co-Founder, Ayushakti Ayurved Pvt. Ltd.