As we all know, yoga practices are ancient old and nowadays evolved into various different subgroups. We compiled the 4 main yoga practices that you need to know.
Warrior yoga is a dynamic and liberated version of traditional yoga. It orients towards physical benefits and adds fitness and Pilates exercises along with musical accompaniment to the usual yoga poses. These rhythmic lessons promise transpiration, elimination, loss of weight, improved respiration and a release from stress.
This yoga style consists of three pillars: body, breath and meditation. Hatha-yoga is based on a series of poses (called asana in Sanskrit); it is the most common yoga discipline in Europe since it is ideal for everyone: beginners and experts alike. . The poses include respiration control and concentration, as they must be maintained for specific time periods.
Vinyasa is a Sanskrit term combining two roots: «nyasa», which means «to place» and «vi», which means «in a specific way». This form of Vinyasa yoga is a series of dynamic movements that are initiated and harmonized by breathing. It is free and creative, with no set series of measures. The series of movements are the result of experiences acquired through the teaching, which can be adapted to the needs of the individual.
Yod’ha is a form of cardio yoga that uses an uninterrupted series of movements. Those who are reticent towards approaches that are too «zen» will find it very attractive: the sessions are dynamic and the series of movements follow a precise timing, very much like dance choreography.