Hatha Yoga

 Hatha means “movement”, which indicates that every asana yoga class is belong to Hatha Yoga.

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Why practice Hatha Yoga?

Hatha yoga is a general term and include different types of classes. To easily define, Hatha means “movement”, which indicates that every asana yoga class is belong to Hatha Yoga. For example, yoga class in which people perform several poses while sitting on the chair can be referred as a Hatha Yoga class.

As Hatha Yoga refers to a wide range of asana yoga classes, they can be for diverse levels of practitioners. It could be a gentle class for seniors, but also might be the one with tougher poses for young adults. It all depends on instruction teacher. The advice is to carefully read through the class description, talking to the teacher whether the class is suitable for practitioners’ needs.  

Carefully read through the class description, talking to the teacher before class.
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Impact of Hatha Yoga

  • Flexibility: improve flexibility through different yoga asanas performed during class.
  • Strength: enhance body strength by toning muscle, prevent threat from i.e. back pain.
  • Reduce stress: while focus on breathing, practitioners can release a large amount of stress, refresh their mind.
  • Improve mental health: Hatha Yoga enables to get rid of stress and self-reflect, thus gain the feelings of confidence and calm.

Benefits of Hatha Yoga

  • Improve flexibility
  • Reduces stress, anxiety & depression
  • Keep healthy bones and muscles
  • Improves body strength
  • Enhance mental health
  • Regulates blood pressure

Hatha Yoga helps maintain good physical and mental well-being