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Get in shape and soothe your mind on this International Yoga Day

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We usually associate the word Yogasan with burning out those extra calories. But that’s only the superficial effect of Yoga. It actually goes in much deep and calms our nerves and soothes our senses. Our rich Indian cultural heritage has passed on invaluable gifts to us in the form of hundreds of both fast paced and gentle Yogasanas.

The word ‘Yoga’ refers to union. Thus by practicing this celebrated art, we can experience unity of thought and action, mind and body, fulfillment and restraint. Yoga is the perfect gateway through which we can experience the functioning of the mechanics of life. Some of the myriad advantages of Yoga are as jotted down below:

  • Induces relaxation, ushers in flexibility of spine and strengthens the lower back.

  • Boosts emotional, mental and physical development.

  • Helps in improving postures, managing stress and sharpens memory.

  • In the present world where competition is everywhere, yoga helps in reducing stress.

International Yoga day which is celebrated on 21st June was first declared by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi while he was addressing the United Nations General Assembly on 27/9/2014. The curtain raiser of this event was witnessed on 21st June 2015 where 170 countries including Canada, China and USA came ahead to take part.

The event presented to us yoga competitions, yoga training camps and thousands of other activities focused on increasing awareness about the benefits of yoga among common masses.

Pranayama a very simple form of yoga which usually precedes other asans teaches us to perform miracles to our body by simply controlling our breathing pattern. Some of the most popular yoga forms include Tadasana, Marjariasana, Uttanasana, Naukasana, Halasana, Matsyasana, Bhujangasana, Dhanurasana, Vrikshasana, Ushtrasana, Ardhachandrasana, Gomukhasana and Trikonasana to name a few.

So what are your plans on this 21st of June? Share with us at www.evetuslife.com. Till then keep healthy and keep exercising.