Kenyans from across the nation, and despite of religious beliefs or race, are realizing the benefits of this 5,000 years old health management system. Kenyans are learning more about the indisputable benefits coming from practicing yoga such as the alleviation of the severity of medical conditions such as asthma, arthritis, high blood pressure, gastro- intestinal issues, Varicose veins and depression.
Although there’s palpable evidence if the many great benefits of yoga, it has taken some time for the general public to stop seeing yoga as a form religion.
To simplify what yoga is, we can say that is a health management system that is focused on Asana – movement-, and Pranayama – breathing- These two are put together in a series of well balanced poses, each with part of the body in focus.
One example of how well balanced yoga is, would be the sun salutations. These salutations generate heat which allow for the muscles to stretch and open without too much resistance. Yoga is also known for being a very demanding physical activity that, as we know helps with, among other things burn calories and to obtain flexibility.
With the popularity Yoga has gained through the past decade or so, more types of yoga have arise. This, at times, can be confusing for the newbie that is trying to find a class to join. within the varied types of yoga there’s some that focus on fluid movements. In this category we find Ashtanga , Power Yoga,
Here at Yandara Yoga, part of our lessons is to ensure our students understand how to explain the many styles to their students, while enjoyining this beautiful retreat. Come and join us!