Yoga makes body strong capable of resisting the modern illnesses
The yoga which is a sacred science provides a strong body capable of resisting the modern illnesses and build strong mind to withstand all temptations and build strong mutual love and trust.
The sets of yoga were demonstrated to celebrate the 7th anniversary of Nehru -Wangchuck Cultural Centre last Thursday by a group of yoga practitioner.
A yoga practitioner Yetsho said that yoga is not an ancient myth buried in silence. It’s the most esteemed inheritance of the present, an essential need of today and the culture of tomorrow.
She added that the yoga has a complete message for the body, mind and society and for the humanity and moreover, it works on all characteristics of the person.
“We must remember that in yoga there is no right or wrong rather it has proved that it has a lot of medical benefits.”
But while practicing yoga, one must seek proper yoga props and diet principles.
The practitioner said that while doing any kinds of yoga variations, it’s important to keep in mind some of the limitations in order to honor our body by avoiding or modifying the yoga posture under expert guidance. Limitations includes high blood pressure (BP), heart disease, slip disc, peptic or duodenal ulcers, spondylitis, women during advance stages of pregnancy and periodic times.
The participant demonstrated some of the best and the most important yoga which will help the audience to draw some inspiration.
The participants demonstrated Suryanamaskara which shows symbolic salutations to the sun. The Suryanamaskara combines yogasanas and pranayama. Yetsho said that it will bring about general flexibility of the body preparing it for Asanas and pranayama. “This is done usually both at the sunrise and sunset and facing the sun.”
She said that these practices are ideal counter balance to stress both as preventive practices and as a post stress therapy. “Research has proven its effectiveness in the cases of stress related disorder.”
The different posture of yoga had different benefits for the practitioners. Yetsho said that if we practice sarvangasan which is a shoulder pose stand, it will benefits us to improves the body system, rich supply of blood to the brain and relieve insomnia and tones up the reproductive system.
And if the practitioner practices the pose of fish or the Matyasan, it improves constipation and asthma, it will also helps in correction of thyroid glad and it will help for good stretch to the abdomen, chest and throat region.
Yetsho said that we must remember not to make a mistake that yoga is only about postures. “It’s more than that. It’s also about balancing our body and when we balance our then we balance our emotions.”
Also if the practitioner practices the pose of forward bend, then it will reduces excess fat in the abdominal region, increases flexibility in the hip of joint and it is also used in the yoga therapy for the management of menstrual disorders, sluggish liver, diabetic, kidney complaints, bronchitis etc.
Yetsho said that after learning yoga postures, anyone can practice the type of advanced pos- tures but with proper guidance and constant practices are must.
Meanwhile, established in September, 2010, Nehru-Wangchuck Cultural Centre has become a happening place in Thimphu. Other than the regular services such as Yoga & Music classes and Library provided for free to the general public, the Centre has been organizing activities such as diversified cultural programs, Exhibitions, Art Workshop, Seminars, Essay, Declamation, Debate & Painting competition.
The Centre has also been providing platform for upcoming writers and artists from the local government. Cultural groups and artistes have been sponsored to participate in festivals organized at India and Artists from Bhutan were awarded the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) scholarships to enhance their skills.
The yoga participants demonstrated some of the best and the most important yoga which will help the audience to draw some inspiration.