YOGA Therapy is a union of mind body and spirit. Yoga is group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices. yoga has its origin in prevedic Indian traditions and is mentioned in Rigveda. Yoga come from the the root word “Yuj”, which means “Union” – “The touching of the inner soul with the Universal Soul”. Yoga therapy retreat is practiced by all the religions of the world.
Lets know more about yoga therapy retreats. These practice concentrate on the healing of body through proper respiration and circulation of fluids in and out of body. These yoga therapies maintain balance in the physical and spiritual senses.
Yoga is not just an exercise, but it has meditative and spiritual core. it offers a balance of mind as well as body. Deep breathing or ‘pranayama’ is the simplest form of yoga and its benefits are tremendous. If practiced in proper supervision, yoga can provide us with a healthy body and mind.
Yoga is divided into following Types:
- Astanga / Classical Yoga: Astanga / Classical yoga is consist of ‘Yama’, ‘niyama’, ‘asana’ ‘pranayama’ ‘Pratyahara’ ‘Dharana’ ‘Dhyana’ ‘samadhi’
- Yama teaches you to refrain from all the ill habits like trying to steel of deceiving and tries to redefine suitable areas of our life.
- Niyama teaches about the knowledge of self it has following criterions divided into five parts, the Niyama are Saucha (cleanliness of body, mind and conduct), the Santosha (satisfaction), the Tapas (effort or austerity), the Svādhyāya (spiritual study), and the Ishvarapranidhana (surrender).
- Asana teaches us the value of comfortable sitting for yoga.it aims at making our ready for meditation to Withstand the rigorous strength for sitting long hours.
- Pranayama: It is a practice of control of breadth. And teaches us to take slow and deep breadths so as to keep you calm during meditation and help you take long and deep breaths
- Pratyahara: It is the change of focus from outer to inner senses and only then we can get to the state of meditative consciousness
- Dharana: Dharana is the first internal stage of meditation. It works with different techniques to cultivate concentration at will. Concentration is something we are all very familiar with, but can’t often control at will. These exercises build the concentration muscle in us, so that we gradually can bring our attention to rest on any given point, no matter what else is happening in our lives.
- Dhyana: Meditation is simply concentration on internal self. Once you are concentrating long enough on an object or practice, it becomes a meditation. Meditation is not something you can force yourself to do.
- Samadhi: it is a higher level of Dhyana where you observe the changes in your internal as well as surroundings brings about a sustained state of bliss or peace.
360˚ Wellness Solutions have Yoga Retreats & Yoga Therapy Ashram practitioners working with us who assess and guide visitors as per their needs; and we also arrange Yoga retreats for group in Himalayas. Come to the land of Yoga to experience and learn Yoga authentically.