The purpose of yoga is the basis of attaining a healthy body and mind through practice of yoga. In this section, we give you detailed information on these 5 principles.
Principle 1: Proper relaxation of Mind & Body
By releasing the tension in the muscles and putting the whole body at rest, you revitalize your nervous system and achieve inner peace, making you feel relaxed and refreshed.
Principle 2: Proper Exercise
This principle revolves around the idea that our physical body is meant to move and exercise. Proper exercise is achieved through yoga postures and asana which helps in posture, blood circulation, flexibility of joints and tones, stretches up muscles & ligaments.
Principle 3: Proper Breathing
This means breathing fully and rhythmically i.e making use of all the respiratory organs. Proper breathing should be deep, slow and rhythmical. It also helps you to achieve a calmer and more focused mind and at same time increases your energy level.
Principle 4: Proper Diet
When, what, how you eat extremely affects your mind. Improper diet results in mental inefficiency and blocks spiritual awareness. It should be a balanced diet which comprises all macro and micro nutrients. Food should sustain our body and keep the body light and supple, mind calm and assist in a strong immune system.
Principle 5: Meditation and Positive thinking.
The way we think highly affects our behaviour and life. Positive Practice keeps a positive outlook in life. Meditation helps you remove negative thoughts and puts your mind under perfect control.