The roots of the term

Yoga is a term that has its roots in the Indian subcontinent, specifically its beginning in Buddhist and Hindu beliefs and later transcended to include all aspects of the Asian continent after that with regard to those things that have to do with spiritual and psychological energy.

Practicing Yoga

What is yoga associated with?

Yoga is essentially associated with achieving full awareness and leading the soul to spiritual renewal and renewal at all times and liberating it from ignorance.

Finally… What is yoga

It is a group of exercises that you usually do under the guidance of your teacher. It is a more than wonderful way if you want a body that is flexible and strong. Yoga is not limited to only those people who have high physical resilience in the first place, or for those who can touch their toes Easily or wanting to relax and meditate only what is known as (meditation), but the best of it is that it is a sport for everyone and available for everyone to practice and enjoy.


In Hindu philosophy we find that yoga is a name for the six famous Orthodox systems there.

How does yoga work on your body?

The effects of yoga on your body are not limited to burning a lot and a lot of calories or maintaining balance and muscle coordination for your muscles.

Yoga is a complete mental and physical sport for you as it combines strengthening your body and extending it to the highest levels by breathing deeply into which the air permeates as much as possible into you, filtering and purifying your mind and mind through meditation and relaxation.

Methods and forms of yoga practice.

There are over a hundred different forms and ways of practicing yoga. These methods vary between fast and intense and the other that deals with the mental aspect more and helps meditation and relaxation.

Next, we review various examples of yoga practices:

• Vinasia: It is a series of movements or successive stops that move while you are practicing them from one to the other, smoothly and easily.

• Hatha: It is the form that includes a series of basic movements of yoga as well as breathing, and this pattern is the most closely related and common style of yoga.

•Ashtanga: It consists of a series of standing stances or movements, while practicing its own breathing techniques as well.

• Iyengar: It is the type of yoga that uses some rigid and static things such as silent lumps as well as straps and chairs in order to help you in adjusting your body position to the proper alignment and position of practice.

 Bikram: the famous technique of yoga, also known as another common term called “hot yoga”, which is a series consisting of a total of 26 positions or a difficult challenge where you practice exercising in a private room after it is heated to a high temperature.

• Power A: It is a faster, more severe, more intense, efficient and energetic exercise as it works to build muscle and focus more and more on the physical side.

Quick tip:

Many of the cries of exercise that concern the body and fitness appear and disappear, but in reality there is no other exercise program that maintained its permanence and presence, and even its continuity throughout those subsequent years such as yoga. Yoga has been around for more than 5,000 years.

What depends on the level of intensity of the exercises?

It varies with the type; the intensity of the exercise depends on the shape and method of the yoga exercise you choose. Training in techniques such as Wingar and Hatha are these types of gentle, quiet and slow-moving yoga, unlike types such as Bikram and strong yoga, which are characterized by rapid fastness and greater physical challenges.

What areas does yoga target in the body


With yoga, you do not build or strengthen your arm by relying on free or using sports machines, but you do this depending on your body weight and mass.

** And some poses benefit for the arms, such as the position of the wooden board where you distribute your body mass and your weight evenly between your arms and legs.

** Some other poses, such as the lever and crow position, raise the challenge ceiling more in it on your arms as they challenge your arms more by making them support the entire body weight.


dedicated positions in yoga to strengthen and give you a wonderful shape for the buttocks, such as the squatting position, the position of bridges, as well as the position of the warrior, as these positions mainly include increasing the curvature of the knee deeper and deeper. Increase curves in this way work to obtain a more sculpted background more and more.


There are positions in yoga that work on all sides of the legs and feet, including the quadriceps, thighs and hips.

Essential muscles:

It targets almost all major muscles. This type of exercises works to strengthen the muscles and make them tight or to maintain the balance of the body, for example, taking the position of the boat or the movement of the boat as it works to strike a balance in the “sitting bones” (those are the bones that protrude the bones at the base of the pelvic bones), after taking that position you lift your legs up to benefit from movement.


Movements such as facing the face down or the position of the child as well as the position of the cat (also known to some as the position of the cow) give such exercises and postures a good effect on the muscles of the back as they make them stretch well.

At a glance:

No wonder we find in many researches that yoga may be useful for relieving back pain.

The positive effects of yoga on your health


It works wonderfully to extend your muscles more and increase the range and ease of movement, as it was found that with the regular exercise of this sport, the level of your body’s flexibility will improve significantly with increasing your vitality and activity as well.

Aerobic effect:

Although yoga is not considered a sport from those that require a large amount of breathing, the items that require strong physical exertion and more than what is used in other types of yoga (sports classes of yoga) such as determined yoga or folk (Strong Yoga) will make you sweat more.

** Some research has found that yoga can be of the same quality as exercise to improve overall body health.

It takes a lot of strength to keep and keep your body in balance. Regular practice of yoga gives a great effect as it strengthens your arms, back, legs and heart.


It is not meaningful to say that it is of a mathematical nature to touch or to mean that it has a competitive side. The good thing about it is that every person practicing it has his own goals and different practices from others according to his reasons that made him practice it, so there are those who practice it with a contemplative purpose and there are Whoever exercises it for a more physical purpose.

• No negative effects to it:

Although it is a complete mental and physical exercise for you and that there are some types of it that require some harsh physical exertion or have a more unified nature such as hot yoga, it will not affect your health at all, and especially those fears related to joints are not true.

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