What is Yoga
Yoga is an ancient practice from India that aims at bringing us closer to reality. Yoga utilizes breathing strategies, exercise and reflection. It assists with improving wellbeing and joy. Yoga is the Sanskrit word for Union.
Sage Patanjali was a pioneer of Classical yoga. He characterized yoga as “Yoga Chitta Vritti Niroda” or “Yoga is the cessation of the modification of the mind”
“Don’t search for anything except peace. Try to calm the mind. Everything else will come on its own.” —Baba Hari Dass
“The concept of total wellness recognizes that our every thought, word, and behavior affects our greater health and well-being. And we, in turn, are affected not only emotionally but also physically and spiritually. ” Greg Anderson
“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.” Buddha
Eight Dimensions of Wellness
“There are eight dimensions of wellness: occupational, emotional, spiritual, environmental, financial, physical, social, and intellectual. Each dimension of wellness is interrelated with another. Each dimension is equally vital in the pursuit of optimum health. One can reach an optimal level of wellness by understanding how to maintain and optimize each of the dimensions of wellness.”
“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
“I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live.”
– George Bernard Shaw
“The part can never be well unless the whole is well. ”
Practice Yoga to experience it’s healing power! Regular practice of yoga is known to improve health, brighten moods, and expand awareness by bringing our attention to the present moment. Yoga is one of the best methods to improve flexibility and strength. Give it a try.