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TIPS AND SCIENCE BEHIND BREATHING IN YOGA

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SCIENCE BEHIND BREATHING IN YOGA HATH YOGA POSITION Why breathing is so important in Yoga? Yoga can be seen as a complete workout for the autonomic nervous system. The sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems are both stimulated in turn during forward and backward bends, muscle contraction stimulates sympathetic activity, as does the actual process of stretching. Suddenly, at the end of a posture, you are brought back to the baseline. You experience a relaxation (parasympathetic) signal as your muscles relax from tension and stretching. HATH YOGA POSITIONS Yoga trains the mind to deal with Stress .Yoga involves controlled entry into a pose- or asana- holding the pose in complete stillness, then a controlled release.As you go through this workout, it takes strong pr...