THE IMPORTANCE OF POSTURE IN YOGA

Posture is basically the way the body mechanically aligns and positions itself in space throughout the day. Body posture changes each moment in adaptation to numerous activities and stresses.The total visual posture is therefore the long-term average of the total alignment in space. Postural habits developed over the years often reflect the unconscious patterns of the mind. Yoga could be a observe that may bring the body back to optimum posture.

WHAT IS OPTIMUM POSTURE?
Optimum posture is when the body is mechanically aligned with minimum strain on the muscles, ligaments, and joints. In this efficient position the fewest restrictions are imposed on the muscular and nervous systems, energy is not wasted to simply hold the body up. This energy can be utilized for creativity and productivity. Optimum posture consists of a combination of the following: chin lock, neutral spine, core engagement, sternum lift, shoulder blade retraction, joint mobility, muscle flexibility, and diaphragmatic breathing.

BENEFITS OF OPTIMUM POSTURE:
• Decreased stress and tension in the supportive skeletal muscles
• Less wear and tear in the joint structures
• Increased contracting/relaxing ability of the diaphragm enhancing the amount of air capacity in the lungs
• More flexibility in joint movement
• Reduced strain on the neck, jaw, and upper back muscles
• Increased amount of energy
• More positive, confident self-image
Relaxed state of mind, carrying the body effortlessly


yoga an art

A Yogic, poet, writer fond of music. Working as banker.I believe Yoga,a way of life, an art that can be perfectly attained on regular practice and devotion.Regular practicing and proper breathing regenerates our cells making us more active,energetic and more vibrant a healthy and live soul.For me living with yoga is a regular process.A journey of regular internal and external growth. I am practising yoga as a disciple since last 15 years.With guruji’s blessing and guidance there is regular growth in inner consciousness and realization of the self.Mere missing yoga practice sometimes seems to be a loss of the divine energy we are blessed within. Yoga is reunion with yourself.Its regular and continous practice of breathing,asanas gives great energy in daily endeavours.This is to unite with your soul.Deep breath purifies our inner self making us more vibrant and energetic.Its fragrance is deeply felt everywhere giving us hope and positive outlook in everything we perform. Strengthening resoluteness or process sustains our values and beliefs. Value-based goals strengthen our motivation and impact.What transforms our behaviors is staring at everything of ourselves, in. Regular practice makes yoga an art.Surely an yogic is an artist.His performance and attitude towards life is different and holistic.He has a hope a live soul a sense of freedom from negative things from fear or anxiety. Yogic is a true karmic.His karma has a meaning a purpose.His action is graceful and just. ALTHOUGH THIS BLOG PRIMARY COVERS TOPICS RELATED TO YOGA AND ITS BENEFITS BUT I SHOULD QUOTE THE FOLLOWING LINES OF SWAMI VIVEKANANDA THAT ALWAYS INSPIRED ME – “ Purity,patience,perseverance and above all love are the three essentials to success. Great occasions rouse even the lowest of human beings to some kind of greatness, but he alone is the great whose character is great,always.”

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